Ireland stresses EU’s resolve for preserving N-deal

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TEHRAN, Oct. 03 (MNA) – In a Tue. presser in Tehran, chairman of Irish Senate highlighted the resolve of European Union to take utmost advantage of every capacity of Iran’s nuclear deal for further expansion of relations.

Iranian Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani held a press conference with Chairman of the Senate of Ireland, Denis O'Donovan, on Tuesday in Tehran, during which the two sides voiced interest in investing in new technologies, renewable energies, pharmaceuticals, medical equipment, as well as oil and gas.

“Iran and Ireland both hold the same opinion that the nuclear deal is an international agreement that must be preserved and all parties to the deal must remain committed to their obligations,” Larijani said.

He went on to discuss regional developments, expressing Iran’s strong opposition to any acts of disturbance in regional affairs, particularly any moves toward separation.

The visit of the chairman of the Irish Senate will be an important step toward increasing the level of trade, political and security ties between the two countries, Larijani added.

The head of Irish Senate, for his part, stressed European governments’ belief that the nuclear deal will benefit Iran, the EU and global peace as a whole, and went on to vow that the EU would make use of every diplomatic capacity to continue the implementation of the JCPOA.

He also thanked Iran for its tremendous efforts in combating terrorism, voicing his country’s readiness to cooperate with the Islamic Republic in fighting this global scourge.

O'Donovan further deemed necessary the expansion of ties with Iran in exports of agricultural products, pharmaceutics, and medical equipment, announcing the upcoming visit of an Irish economic delegation to Iran to improve trade relations between the two sides. 

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