Switzerland guarantees export of food, medicine to Iran

November 20, 2018 - 22:19

TEHRAN – Swiss Ambassador to Tehran Markus Leitner has said his country will guarantee the export of food and pharmaceutical products to Iran by Swiss companies, ILNA reported on Tuesday.

“Today, we are witnessing the new round of U.S. sanctions against Iran. At such a time, I would like to emphasize Switzerland’s role in providing food and medicine for the people of Iran,” Leitner said.

He also underlined the importance of Iran-Switzerland ties, saying his country is in talks with the Americans in order to open up the necessary banking channels with Iran.

MH/PA

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