Ecuador opens trade office in Iran

August 2, 2008 - 0:0

TEHRAN -- The Ecuadorian Foreign Minister and Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister attend an opening ceremony of Ecuador commercial office in Tehran.

Maria Isabel Salvador expressed her happiness at the opening of Ecuador’s commercial office in Iran on Thursday. She pointed out that Ecuador wants to cooperate with as many countries as possible during its four-year economic plan of 2007-2011.
Ecuador’s policy is to expand its relationship with many countries across the globe and open up its economy to more competition. Ecuador has received positive reactions from Iran in the implementation of this policy, the Ecuadorian Foreign Minister said at the ceremony.
Salvador is visiting Iran to attend the Non-Allied Movement foreign ministerial meeting and met with Iran’s President, Mahmud Ahmadinejad. She said that in the meeting they discussed ways to expand and strengthen the two countries’ cooperation.
She also expressed hope that opening the commercial office in Tehran will help expand cooperation between the two countries.
Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister for American Affairs, Alireza Salari, said Iran has similar positions in regard to the new policy of Ecuador and expressed Iran’s readiness to expand its ties with the country.
(Source: Press TV)