Sep 24, 2021, 10:33 PM
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Iranian, Norwegian FMs discuss bilateral ties, Afghanistan

New York, IRNA - Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amirabdollahian and his Norwegian counterpart Ine Eriksen Søreide in a meeting in New York on Friday discussed bilateral relations and the current situation in Afghanistan.

During the meeting on the sidelines of the 76th conference of the UN General Assembly, the Iranian foreign minister said that the new Iranian government prioritizes the expansion of economic and foreign trade relations, and invited his Norwegian counterpart to pay an official visit to Iran.

The two sides also exchanged views on the current situation in Afghanistan.

Amirabdollahian voiced his willingness to hold a joint political committee at the level of political deputies of the two countries' foreign ministries.

"The new Iranian government's serious priority is to develop economic and foreign trade relations and this government is fully prepared for the expansion of relations within this framework," he added,

Amirabdollahian said that Afghanistan will only witness calm and stability through a genuine intra-Afghan dialogue.


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