FM: Iran Sees No Hurdles to Upgrading Ties with Serbia
TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amir Abdollahian described the current status of relations between Iran and Serbia as progressive and favorable, and said that the Islamic Republic considers no limit to the enhancement of relations with Belgrade.
Amir Abdollahian made the remarks in a meeting with Serbian Deputy Foreign Minister Goran Aleksić in Tehran on Saturday night.
The Iranian foreign minister called for the expansion of cordial relations with Serbia in all fields, and said that his country faces no limits in developing its ties with the Balkan state in the areas of common interest.
Aleksić, for his part, stressed the importance of friendly relations between Serbia and Iran.
"The presidents of both countries are particularly interested in promoting bilateral relations in different spheres,” he added.
Aleksić also expressed his satisfaction with the increase in the volume of trade between Belgrade and Tehran over the past year and wished for further growth of bilateral economic ties.
Last month, Iranian President Ebrahim Rayeesi expressed the Islamic Republic’s support for peace, stability and calm in the Balkans.
In a meeting with Speaker of Serbia’s Parliament Vladimir Orlić in Tehran on July 24, Raisi called for the promotion of relations between Iran and Serbia, specially in the economic and commercial fields.
He also emphasized the need to identify the capacities of the two countries and determine mechanisms for the development of relations in the joint commission of Iran and Serbia.