Tehran (IP) - Iran's Chief of Presidential Staff urged South Korea to facilitate access to Iran's blocked funds.

Iran PressIran News: In a tweet released on Tuesday, Mahmoud Vaezi said: "The South Korean government should not sacrifice the Iranian nation's trust in its products and technology in recent decades and its long-term interests in the Iranian market to the demands and pressures of the US regime."

He also called on the South Korean government to facilitate and accelerate Iran's access to its blocked funds in South Korea.

South Korea has been one of Iran's trading partners, refusing to release Iranian currency at its banks following US sanctions and threats to cooperate with Iran.

Earlier, the Iranian Government Spokesman Ali Rabiei referred to the Iranian blocked funds, saying: "We hope that the South Korean government will release the resources as soon as possible and solve the problems it has created. This will certainly have an impact on the prospects for bilateral relations and future cooperation."

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