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Iran Welcomes Development of Ties with Belgium

12 May 2022, 16:37 GMT+10

TEHRAN (Tasnim) - Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi expressed support for the efforts to broaden relations between Tehran and Brussels.

- Politics news -

In a telephone conversation with Prime Minister of Belgium Alexander De Croo on Wednesday, Raisi said the two nations have maintained age-old diplomatic relations on the basis of mutual respect and interests.

"The Islamic Republic of Iran welcomes the efforts to strengthen and expand relations between Tehran and Brussels," the president added.

Highlighting the suitable grounds and capacities for the promotion of cooperation, Raisi said exploiting the potential capacities in the bilateral ties would pave the way for closer cooperation between the two countries.

For his part, the Belgian prime minister hailed the long and positive history of relations with Iran, saying such ties are important to Belgium.

De Croo expressed hope that the process of growing relations and interaction with Iran would continue with the efforts of the officials of the two states.

He also said that Belgium seeks to boost relations with Iran, particularly in the economic and consular spheres.

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