Zarif says Tehran wants more trade with Germany

May 10, 2016

TEHRAN – Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has called for stronger economic and trade ties between Tehran and Berlin.

Zarif made the remarks on Tuesday in a meeting with Markus Ederer, state secretary of the Federal Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Germany, IRNA reported.

Pointing to continuous political, economic, cultural, and parliamentary consultations between senior officials of the two countries, Zarif called for expansion of trade with Germany.

Calling Germany a major international player, Zarif said Berlin played an important role in brokering the nuclear deal, formally known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action.

After the deal, a number of high-ranking delegations have visited Tehran in hope of winning business opportunities in the enticing market.

Iranian partners have also shown interest in launching ventures with German counterparts considering their technological standards.


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