Serbian National Assembly Deputy Speaker said that the country and Iran have deep-rooted relations, which is evident in their mutual support in the international arena.

Iran Press/Europe: In a meeting with the Iranian ambassador to Belgrade Rashid Hassanpour on Saturday, Vladimir Orlic pointed to the importance of parliamentary cooperation between the two countries, saying that this could have a huge impact on the development of Serbia-Iran relations, especially given that parliamentary friendship groups between Iran and Serbia have been formed.

For his part, Hassanpour referred to the cooperation of the two countries in various fields, including agricultural cooperation, saying that Iran imports 17 percent of its seeds from Serbia.

The two sides also stressed the need for direct banking cooperation between the two countries to resolve the issue of the direct payments system.