Athens, September 30, 2015/Independent Balkan News Agency
By Spiros Sideris
The desire to strengthen their efforts to further cultivate bilateral relations and deepen political, economic, trade and cultural cooperation between Greece – Iran was expressed by the foreign ministers of both countries, Nikos Kotzias and Mohammad Javad Zarif at the meeting they had on Tuesday, on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly in New York.
The two ministers exchanged views on issues of international and regional interest with particular emphasis on the situation in Syria and the wider Middle East.
The Greek foreign minister extended an invitation to his Iranian counterpart to participate in the International Conference on “Religious and Cultural Pluralism and Peaceful Coexistence in the Middle East”, organized in Athens between October 18-20, by the Greek foreign ministry, while he reaffirmed his intention to pay a visit to Tehran, which had been scheduled, but was postponed due to the recent elections.