Australian trade minister to pay call to Iran

July 15, 2016 - 21:8

TEHRAN – Iranian Ambassador to Canberra Abdolhossein Vahaji announced on Thursday that Australian Trade and Development Minister Steven Ciobo will be visiting Iran in the near future, seeking expansion of trade ties with Iran.

The trip will make possible closer ties between Tehran and Canberra in a number of areas, including petrochemistry, water management, technology, renewable energies, tourism, etc. 
Prior to the imposition of international sanctions, Iran was Australia’s top economic partner in the Middle East, he said.


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