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Regional Development minister, Iranian FM discuss bilateral economic relations

Δημοσίευση 8 Δεκεμβρίου 2010, 11:07 / Ανανεώθηκε 27 Ιουνίου 2013, 14:55
Regional Development minister, Iranian FM discuss bilateral economic relations
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The period in question is an opportunity for strengthening bilateral economic relations between Greece and Iran in a series of sectors such as energy, construction, mechanical equipment and foodstuffs, Regional Development, Growth and Competitiveness Minister Mihalis Chryssohoidis and visiting Iranian Foreign Minister Manuchehr Motaki ascertained during their meeting on Tuesday.

The period in question is an opportunity for strengthening bilateral economic relations between Greece and Iran in a series of sectors such as energy, construction, mechanical equipment and foodstuffs, Regional Development, Growth and Competitiveness Minister Mihalis Chryssohoidis and visiting Iranian Foreign Minister Manuchehr Motaki ascertained during their meeting on Tuesday.

Both ministers underlined the importance of the longstanding bonds of friendship and cooperation linking the two countries, that are based on the mutual understanding and respect of two peoples with a rich history and tradition and views were exchanged on the viability of the global economic model adopted over the past 35 years, while the need was also stressed for smooth and peaceful relations between peoples being an essential preconditioon for a strong global economy.

Motaki termed the present economic crisis an opportunity for strengthening bilateral economic relations between Greece and Iran in a series of sectors: from energy to construction and mechanical equipment to foodstuffs, in the framework always of international legality.

Chryssohoidis underlined the will of the Greek economy and of businesses to become more extroversive saying "we have our gaze turning outwards" and briefed the Iranian Foreign Minister on the presentation of the National Plan for Exports that will take place on Wednesday, December 8, in the presence of Prime Minister George Papandreou.

The possibility of the creation of a cooperation group was examined for specialising the parametres of economic cooperation between the two countries for an exchange of visits under the auspices of the Foreign ministry.