Swedish economic delegation seeks broader ties with Iran
Baku, Azerbaijan, Jan.21
By Fatih Karimov - Trend: An economic delegation, comprising representative from Sweden's banking and industrial sectors, met with Iranian deputy economy minister Shapour Mohammadi in Tehran, IRNA reported on Jan. 21.
The Swedish delegation called for enhancing relations with Iran.
During the meeting, Mohammadi said that the two countries can expand cooperation in high-tech and automotive industries.
In December 2013, Chairman of the International Council of Swedish Industry Erik Belfrage underlined his country's readiness to boost economic and trade cooperation with Iran.
During a meeting with Iranian Deputy Economy Minister Behrouz Alishiri in, Belfrage stressed Iran's huge economic capacity, and expressed the hope that the council would be able to strengthen Swedish companies' presence in the Iranian projects.
Commenting on Geneva nuclear deal between Iran and the world powers, he said that if the positive trend of the agreement continues, major Swedish companies will make investment in Iran.