TEHRAN (defapress)- Iranian envoy to Sarajevo Reza Qelichkhan said that Tehran has always supported stability, unity and peaceful coexistence of all ethnic groups in Bosnia- Herzegovina.
News ID: 82144
Publish Date: 29September 2020 - 13:31
He made the remarks in a ceremony on Monday in a meeting to submit his credentials to the Chairman of the Presidency of Bosnia-Herzegovina Šefik Džaferović.
“Over the past three decades, the government and people of Iran have always stood by the people of Bosnia-Herzegovina, and Iran has always supported and will continue to support the stability, unity and peaceful coexistence of all ethnic groups and development of Bosnia-Herzegovina,” Qelichkhan said.
Džaferović, for his part, appreciated Iran’s support for his country since its independence, saying that Iran is a large and important country.
“Relations between the two countries have always been at a good level, and the government of Bosnia and Herzegovina welcomes promotion of political, economic and cultural ties with Iran,” he added.
Earlier in September, Reza Qelichkhan and Director General of Protocols of Bosnian Ministry of Foreign Affairs Mirsad Bešić emphasized solidarity between Tehran and Sarajevo, and called for further expansion of ties between the two friendly nations.
Qelichkhan and Bešić discussed different avenues of cooperation between Iran and Bosnia Herzegovina, the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on the lives of people, as well as the negative effects of the disease on bilateral relations.
Iranian ambassador, while submitting his credentials to the Bosnian official, underscored his country’s support for the unity of Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Appreciating Iran's support for the unity of people of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bešić, for his part, said that Bosnians will overcome difficulties.