Tehran, Iran, February 8
By Mehdi Sepahvand - Trend:
Greece is important for Iran in terms of its relations with Europe, said Iranian Foreign Ministry's spokesman Hossein Jaberi Ansari at the press conference Feb. 8.
Answering Trend Agency correspondent's questions regarding Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras's visit to Tehran, he added that Greece has a good record of relations with Iran.
Ansari said Greece is important for Iran, which is looking to establish deeper relations with European countries in the post-JCPOA era.
Tsipras arrived in Iran on Feb.6, heading a 50-member delegation, including Minister of Foreign Affairs Nikos Kotzias, Minister of Environment and Energy Panagiotis Skourletis, Minister of Economy, Development and Tourism Georgios Stathakis and Deputy Foreign Minister Dimitris Mardas as well as of industrialists and businessmen.
Iranian and Greek officials signed three memorandums of understanding (MOUs) on the sidelines of a meeting between visiting Greek Prime Minister and Iran's First Vice-President Eshaq Jahangiri in Tehran Feb. 8, Iran's state IRINN TV reported.