Iran, Portugal call for enhanced ties
Iran's Foreign Minister Ali Akbar Salehi has called for the further expansion of mutual ties and cooperation between Iran and Portugal, Press TV reported.
"We continue to support the expansion of beneficial ties with other nations and we do not see any restrictions in terms of expanding our ties with Portugal. Our current trade level could expand given the vast potentials," a Foreign Ministry statement quoted Salehi as saying.
The Iranian minister made the remarks at a meeting with the Portuguese Ambassador to Tehran Jorge Cabral on Wednesday in the Iranian capital.
Cabral for his part hailed his country's ties with Iran and expressed readiness to further expand mutual cooperation.
In May of last year, Iran and Portugal held an 'Iran-Portugal Trade Opportunities' seminar in the Iranian Chamber of Commerce, Industries and Mines, (ICCIM).
During the meeting, the two sides agreed that there are good opportunities for joint investment in different areas including services, tourism, and energy.