Lisbon(IP)- The Iranian ambassador met with the Consular Director-General of the Portuguese Ministry of Foreign Affairs to discuss the delay in renewing the residence permit of Iranians residing in Portugal, the visa process, and the possibility of cooperation between the two countries in judicial assistance and extradition.

Iran Press/ Europe: The Ambassador of the Islamic Republic of Iran in Lisbon, Morteza Daman Pak Jami, met with the Consular Director-General of the Portuguese Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

He wrote about his meeting with the Portuguese official on his Twitter page: In a meeting with the Consular Director-General of the Portuguese Ministry of Foreign Affairs, various consular issues, including the delay in renewing the residence permit of Iranians living due to the coronavirus pandemic the process of issuing Iranian visas by the Portuguese Embassy in Tehran, the possibility of cooperation between the two countries in the field of judicial assistance and extradition of criminals were discussed.

Following the outbreak of the coronavirus, a number of Iranian compatriots abroad, especially some students studying in these countries who had returned to Iran during the outbreak of the coronavirus, have faced the problem of extending their visas and returning to their countries of residence and study.

In this regard, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the embassies of the Islamic Republic of Iran abroad, in consultation with the relevant authorities in these countries, have made efforts to resolve these problems.

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