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Serbia stresses enhancing bilateral ties with Iran

Tehran, Serbian president Monday underlined development of bilateral ties and expansion of cooperation on the regional issues with Iran.

'As president of Serbia, I should announce that we are ready for cooperation with Iran and development of bilateral ties in all fields,' Aleksandar Vucic said in a meeting with visiting Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on Monday.

He noted that there is no limitation for development of ties with Iran.

During the meeting, Zarif and Vucic dicussed boosting cooperation in the international scene.

The two sides also underlined cooperation on regional issues and stressed finding diplomatic solution for conflicts in the region.

The Iranian foreign minister on Monday arrived in the Serbian capital, Belgrade for an official two-day visit to the region.

Zarif will discuss the bilateral trade and economic ties with the Serbian officials, including his counterpart and the country's prime minister.

A forum on Iran-Serbia trade ties is also expected to be held during Zarif's visit to Serbia.

He is scheduled to visit four Eastern European countries of Serbia, Bulgaria, Croatia, and Bosnia-Herzegovina during the regional tour which started from Belgrade.

A high-ranking trade delegation comprising economic activists and entrepreneurs from private and public sectors are accompanying Zarif during his tour of Balkan and East European states, Foreign Ministry spokesmen Bahram Qasemi earlier said.

Meeting his counterparts and other top officials of those countries and convention of fora between traders are on the agenda of the Iranian foreign minister during his regional tour, he added.

Source: Islamic Republic News Agency

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