Greece vows to expand all-out ties with Iran

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TEHRAN, Jul. 14 (MNA) – Greek ministers told the visiting Iranian deputy foreign minister, Takht Ravanchi, that Athens is reserved to develop relations with Tehran.

Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister for Europe and America, Majid Takht Ravanchi, who is on a European tour, met with Greek Minister of Economy, Development and Tourism, Giorgos Stathakis, and Minister of Environment and Energy, Panos Skourletis, on Wednesday in Athens.

The Greek officials in these meetings called for strong ties with the Islamic Republic of Iran.

The officials of the two countries discussed all the aspects of extending Iran-Greece cooperation in areas of economy, trade, and industry, in their bilateral talks.

Both sides voiced strong political determination for extending and deepening bilateral endeavors in areas like investment, oil and gas, renewable energies, pharmacy, advanced technologies, ship building and shipping, tourism, and banking.

Also Iranian and Greek authorities underlined the will to realize the agreements signed during the Tehran visit of Alexis Tsipras, Prime Minister of Greece in early February.

Athens is the second stop of the current European tour of Majid Takht Ravanchi. Before leaving for Athens, on Monday, he met Romanian Economy Minister Costin Borc, Victor Vlad Grigorescu, Romania's Minister of Energy, and Lazăr Comănescu, Romanian Minister of Foreign Affairs, in Bucharest.  

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