Austrian ambassador hails 500-year-old ties with Iran

January 24, 2018 - 11:20

TEHRAN – The Austrian Ambassador to Tehran, Stefan Scholz, said on Tuesday that his country’s relations with Iran date back to some 500 years ago and that ties are still developing.

Attending an Austrian food festival in Tehran, Scholz wished that 2018 would be a “golden year” for Austria-Iran ties.

He also said the two sides cooperate in different fields, including academic and research fields.

Scholz also said safeguarding the Iran nuclear deal is in the interest of the world, adding that his country attaches great importance to the lifting of anti-Iran sanctions.

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