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 Iran’s Deputy FM, EU's Mora meet in Tehran

Tehran, IRNA - European Union deputy foreign policy chief Enrique Mora met with Iran’s Deputy Foreign Minister Ali Bagheri Kani in Tehran on Thursday.

According to Iran's Ministry of Foreign Affairs, in the meeting, the two sides discussed bilateral, regional, and international issues, including the relations between Iran and the European Union, the issue of Afghanistan, and the negotiations to lift oppressive sanctions on Iran.

Iran’s Deputy Foreign Minister Ali Bagheri had said on Wednesday that he would host Mora on Thursday.

Following the recent regional and international discussions, I will host EU’s deputy foreign policy chief Mr. Enrique Mora, Bagheri wrote in a tweet.

He said that the two would exchange views on bilateral and regional issues, including Afghanistan, as well as negotiations to lift cruel sanctions.

 Iran’s Deputy FM, EU's Mora meet in Tehran

Iran's Foreign Ministry spokesman Saeed Khatibzadeh had said in a statement on Tuesday that the EU deputy foreign policy chief would visit Iran on Thursday as previously planned.

Khatibzadeh said that the trip follows consultations between the two sides on issues of mutual interest, including Iran-European Union relations, Afghanistan, and the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), the official name for the 2015 nuclear deal.

 Iran’s Deputy FM, EU's Mora meet in Tehran

Consultations and contacts between the two sides have never been halted and are constantly ongoing on different issues, and this trip also takes place in the same framework, the foreign ministry spokesman explained.


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