Greece Keen to be Hub for Iran’s Exports to Europe

A senior Greek official voiced his country’s willingness to promote economic ties with Iran, saying that Athens is ready to become a regional hub for Iranian exports to Europe.

Speaking in a meeting with Head of the Trade Promotion Organization of Iran (TPO), Valiollah Afkhami Rad, the CEO of Greece’s Trade Development and Foreign Investment Organization said there are many investment opportunities in the Southeast European country in various spheres, including information technology, energy, tourism, and food production.

He further expressed the hope that private and public sectors of the two countries would sign new agreements in line with efforts to boost cooperation between Tehran and Athens.

“Athens can be a regional hub for export of Iranian goods to Europe and North Africa,” the Greek trade official added.

During the meeting, Afkhami Rad highlighted the activities of the TPO and Iran’s industrial strategy.

The two sides also discussed ways for closer economic relations between the two countries.

(Source: Tasnim, under Creative Commons licence)

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