TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Norway’s Deputy Foreign Minister Henrik Thune highlighted his country’s plans to promote diplomatic relations with Iran.
– Policy News –
In a meeting with Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amirabdollahian in Tehran on Saturday, Thune described the strengthening of diplomatic contacts with Iran as a high priority in his country’s foreign policy regarding the West Asia region.
The Norwegian diplomat welcomed the promotion of relations between Oslo and Tehran and explained his country’s positions on developments in Ukraine and Afghanistan.
He also extended the Norwegian Foreign Minister’s invitation to the Amirabdollahian to visit the Scandinavian nation for a meeting of the Oslo Forum.
For its part, the top Iranian diplomat described the ancient political relations between the two countries as a strong support for their interaction, and stressed the need to broaden political, trade and parliamentary cooperation.
He also praised the foreign Iranians’ participation in the political, economic and scientific activities in Norway as a valuable asset for closer relations between the two countries.
The Amirabdollahian further clarified Iran’s stances on regional development, the situation in Ukraine, Afghanistan and Yemen, and the security and stability of the Persian Gulf.
The two diplomats said that the political consultations at the level of Deputy Foreign Ministers provide a good opportunity to promote interaction and mutual understanding.