The Governor of the Central Bank of Iran noted that the Omani government maintained its trade and banking relations with Tehran despite the US' maximum pressure, and called Oman a strategic partner for Iran.

Iran PressMiddle East: Abdul Nasser Hemmati arrived in Muscat, the capital of Oman, today (Tuesday) on a two-day visit at the invitation of Omani officials. The trip aims to discuss the deepening of banking and trade relations between the two countries, given the new international conditions.

Meeting with the Omani Minister of Industry and Trade Qais bin Mohammed al-Yousef on Tuesday, Abdul Nasser Hemmati said the US maximum pressure policy has already failed, and stressed the expansion of Iran-Oman trade ties more than ever. 

Hemmati called for the activation of the private sector in Iran and Oman to improve the level and volume of trade between the two countries

Oman's Minister of Industry and Trade for his part welcomed the suggestions of the head of Iran's Central Bank and his accompanying delegation and stressed that Muscat makes efforts to establish and expand trade ties with Iran. 

The two sides also discussed the ways to use the strategies and tools needed to expand trade and banking cooperation.

The Governor of the Central Bank of Iran met on Tuesday with the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Oman, Seyed Badr bin Hamad. 219