Oct 19, 2018, 9:45 AM
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Iran-UK economic relations strategic

London, Oct 19, IRNA -- Iran's ambassador to London says Tehran-London economic relations within the framework of economic and trade relations with Iran and Europe is in a historic point that has never been so strategic.

Hamid Baeedinejad, who spoke at a meeting on Prospects and Development of Business Relations between Britain and Iran on Thursday, explained that economic relations between the two countries were traditional, but this time it has become of special political and strategic importance.

He explained that now the European Union and the three European countries are encouraging high-level political, economic and business partnerships with Iran, and now a top European political representative in Tehran is considering the latest way of determining the channel of financial and banking links between Iran and Europe.

He referred to the role of former British Foreign Minister Jack Straw, who was one of the speakers of the meeting, with a review of Iran's nuclear talks and the Group of Five, plus one, and continued that Straw had an important role in designing and initiating negotiations between Iran and the three European countries started in 2003.

Baeedinejad added that although those talks failed because of American tyranny, paved the ground for further negotiations with the group of five, plus one that eventually ended in JCPOA.

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