News ID: 167504
Published: 0248 GMT August 24, 2016

Iran, Belarus to boost ties

Iran, Belarus to boost ties

Political Desk

Belarus Foreign Minister Vladimir Makei called for more efforts to develop comprehensive cooperation with Iran in different fields of mutual interest.

He made the remarks in a meeting with Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister for Asia and Pacific Affairs Ebrahim Rahimpour in the Belarus capital Minsk on Wednesday.

Heading a political delegation, Rahimpour arrived in the Belarus capital to discuss bilateral ties, pursuing roadmap for development of relations between the two countries as well as regional and international issues.

The Belarusian minister pointed to the Iran’s important position in the international arenas and hailed Tehran’s efforts in resolving regional disputes.

He hailed the recent nuclear agreement between Tehran and world powers, calling for expansion of relations between the two countries in post-deal era.

Makei also described the process of negotiations between Tehran and Eurasian Economic Union which is aimed at facilitating trade relations between Tehran and the bloc as positive.

The Eurasian Economic Union is an economic union of states located primarily in northern Eurasia. The union comprises of five member states which are Russia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan and Armenia.






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