Mexican President Stresses Enthusiasm for Broadening Ties with Iran

TEHRAN (FNA)- Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto underscored his country’s willingness to further develop relations and cooperation with Iran, specially in energy and economic fields.

Iran is a big country with glorious historical background and can play an important role in the world, Nieto said in a meeting with Iran‘s new Ambassador to Mexico Mohammad Taqi Hosseini. 

Expansion of cooperation between the two countries helps promote culture of peace as well as economic development and Mexico is willing to broaden relations with Iran, he said. 

Mexico has started renovating energy and wide-scale economic amendments are on its agenda and to the same reason grounds for expansion of all-out cooperation are well-prepared, Nieto added.

Hosseini, for his part, expressed his pleasure over the expansion of relations and cooperation between the two countries, and said, “We are now witnessing rise in the exchange of visits between the two sides’ officials, expansion of cooperation between the two sides’ private sectors and also increase in volume of goods exchanged between Iran and Mexico.”

In relevant remarks in March, Mexican Ambassador to Tehran in a meeting with Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif underlined the need for increasing the level of trade exchanges between the two countries.

Iran and Mexico need to boost the volume of their trade exchanges,” the Mexican ambassador said.

The Mexican envoy underlined that Iran-Mexico political relations are at a satisfactory level, but the two countries need to expand their economic and trade relations.

The Iranian foreign minister, for his part, reiterated that his country is ready to expand its relations with Mexico.





Source: ISNA