Vietnam Highlights Iran's Significant Role in Region

Iran Materials 28 September 2007 04:02 (UTC +04:00)

( Fars News Agency) Vietnam's Foreign Minister Pham Gia Kheim described Iran as a large country with a significant role in the region, and called for the boosting of his country's trade ties and exchanges with the Islamic Republic.

Kheim made the remarks in a meeting Thursday with his Iranian counterpart Manouchehr Mottaki in New York on the sidelines of the 62nd annual meeting of the United Nations General Assembly.

In the meeting, the two ministers discussed economic relations and explored avenues to use the two countries' potentials to further expand ties.

Exchange of economic delegations to identify the existing potentials was among the main topics of talks, a statement released by the Foreign Ministry's Information and Press Bureau said.