Greece Seeks Strategic Ties With Iran as EU Persists With Sanctions

Greece’s new ambassador to Iran said that his country seeks friendship and strategic ties as the European Union continues its sanctions regime despite breakthroughs in nuclear negotiations.

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani welcomed Greece’s new ambassador to the country, who told the President that his country wants to develop a strategic partnership with Iran.

The move would be a first for any EU member state, as the organization previously pursued sanctions against Iran.

“Iran is a key country in the region and Athens is determined to be Tehran’s friend and strategic partner,” incoming Ambassador Georgio Aifantis said.

Full article: Greece Seeks Strategic Ties With Iran as EU Persists With Sanctions (Sputnik News)

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