EghtesadOnline: There is plenty of capacity for cooperation between Iran and Slovakia, Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Thursday.
'We are trying to remove limitations on the way of furthering mutual relations between the two nations, Zarif told reporters in a joint press conference he attended accompanied by his Slovak counterpart Miroslav Lajcak after signing a Memorandum of Understanding.
Commenting on possible reopening of Iran's embassy in Slovakia, Zarif said that Iran have a long history of relations with Slovakia and maintains good ties with Slovakian companies, IRNA reported.
In case the Iranian government decides to increase its Europe missions, sure enough, Slovakia is going to be our next choice, he said.
Zarif said that now there are possibilities for development of political and economic relations between the two nations.
In the field of technology, including the nuclear energy, Slovakia can help Iran develop power plants while in other areas, like oil and gas, Iran tends to be helpful.
There are good grounds for cooperation and investments, in many areas including technology, economy, energy and transit of commodities, he added.
The two sides have very effective and friendly ties now, Zarif said.
The Iranian foreign minister also referred to the nuclear deal signed between Tehran and P5+1 and said the deal is not just between Iran and the United States.
Other countries like China and Russia have also among the signatories of the agreement, he said.
Responding a question on Syria, Zarif said that the Syrian crisis has only a political solution.
We hope other countries also come to realize this fact and everybody reach a clear solution, the top diplomat said.