24 Jul 2024
Friday 17 June 2016 - 17:47
Story Code : 218993

Iranian, Swiss diplomats hold political talks in Bern

TEHRAN (Tasnim) Diplomats from Iran and Switzerland attended a new round of bilateral political talks as part of a road map to the promotion of Tehran-Bern relations.

Iran's Deputy Foreign Minister for American and European Affairs Majid Takht Ravanchi and Secretary of State at the Swiss Foreign Ministry Yves Rossier met in Bern on Thursday for a round of Iran-Switzerland political talks.

The periodic meetings are part of a road map the two countries have devised to broaden bilateral relations.

The negotiations involved three working groups discussing bilateral relations, regional developments and mutual cooperation in the judicial and human rights fields.

Aside from Takht Ravanchi and Rossier, senior experts from the two sides also held talks on the political and economic ties, regional issues, countering terrorism and Islamophobia, the process of implementation of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) a nuclear deal between Iran and six world powers- and the ways to promote judicial cooperation.

At the end of the talks, the interlocutors expressed satisfaction with the constructive talks and called for the continuation of such meetings to pave the way for the implementation of agreements between Iran and Switzerland.

By Tasnim News Agency
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