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FM: Geographical distance cannot prevent Iran-Uruguay ties

Tehran Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Wednesday that geographical distance between Iran and Uruguay cannot prevent expansion of relations and cooperation between the two countries.

Iran and Uruguay are two confident partners in west of Asia and Latin America, Zarif said.

Zarif made the remarks in Iran-Uruguay joint economic meeting in Montevideo on Wednesday.

Friendly ties between the two countries dates back to over one century and the first ever MoU signed between the two sides was on affinity and commerce, he said.

In the meeting, Zarif thanked warm hospitality of Uruguay and said a group of Iranian businessmen both from private and state-run organizations have attended the meeting.

Active presence of both sides entrepreneurs proves both sides political will in attaining such goal, Zarif said.

Source: Islamic Republic News Agency - IRNA


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