Bosnia and Herzegovina calls for expansion of bilateral ties with Iran
Baku, Azerbaijan, Feb. 23
By Khalid Kazimov - Trend:
Minister of Foreign Affairs of Bosnia and Herzegovina Igor Crnadak has called on Iran to expand bilateral ties, particularly in the energy sector.
"We want expansion of ties with Iran and we can have cooperation in energy sector," IRNA news agency quoted Igor Crnadak as saying at a joint press conference with his Iranian counterpart Mohammad Javad Zarif in Tehran.
Calling for the further expansion of Iran-Bosnia cooperation in various areas, Crnadak said Sarajevo welcomes Iran's involvement in developing the infrastructure sectors of Bosnia and Herzegovina.
He also vowed to make efforts for normalizing banking ties between his country and Iran.
Speaking about extremism, Bosnia and Herzegovina's foreign minister said Tehran and Sarajevo share common views over fight against terrorism.
He further called for putting an end to Syrian crisis and establishing ceasefire in the Middle Eastern country.
For his turn, Mohammad Javad Zarif also called for ceasefire in Syria and expressed Iran's support for any measures that would help to stop bloodshed.
Earlier on Feb. 12 during a meeting in Germany, the International Syria Support Group (ISSG) discussed "cessation of hostilities" in Syria and implementation of a ceasefire.