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Swedish FM arrives in Iran for visit

English.news.cn   2014-02-04 04:06:01

TEHRAN, Feb. 3 (Xinhua) -- Swedish Foreign Minister Carl Bildt arrived in Iran on Monday to hold talks with senior Iranian officials on mutual, regional and international issues, Press TV reported.

"A meeting with (Iran's) Foreign Minister Mohammad-Javad Zarif and talks about improving the relations between the two countries are on the agenda of the Swedish foreign minister in his visit to Tehran," Iran's Deputy Foreign Minister for European and American affairs Majid Takht-e-Ravanchi said.

Bildt's visit is aimed at reviving mutual relations, Iran's ambassador to Stockholm Hamid-Reza Shakeri-Niasar said on Sunday.

"The visit will be an important, turning point in mutual relations and will have a positive impact on bilateral relations and expanding economic cooperation," Shakeri-Niasar was quoted as saying.

Editor: yan
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