In his meeting with his Dutch counterpart, Iran's foreign minister, enumerating the initiatives of the Islamic Republic of Iran in negotiations to lift sanctions, emphasized that Tehran is serious about reaching a lasting agreement.

Iran PressAmerica: On Saturday, on the sidelines of the 77th session of the United Nations General Assembly in New York, Hossein Amir-Abdollahian met with Dutch Foreign Minister Wopke Hoekstra and discussed the latest state of bilateral relations and some issues of common concern.

In this meeting, Amir-Abdollahian stressed the necessity of the efforts of the two countries to develop and expand economic relations as much as possible and added: "It is expected that economic relations between Iran and the Netherland will enjoy growing, especially in the fields of knowledge-based companies, agriculture, port and tourism."

He also explained the political stance of the Islamic Republic of Iran regarding the Afghan refugees and the necessity of allocating more humanitarian aid to them during the cold season

Dutch Foreign Minister Woepke Hoekstra expressed hope for reaching an agreement in the Vienna negotiations in order to overcome the restrictions created on the way of strengthening bilateral relations and announced his country's readiness to develop relations.

The exchange of opinions about the developments in Ukraine and the energy market was one of the other topics between the foreign ministers of Iran and the Netherlands.

Hossein Amir-Abdollahian, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Iran, who traveled to New York with the President of the Islamic Republic of Iran, Seyed Ebrahim Raisi, to participate in the 77th General Assembly of the United Nations, is still in this city, to promote the active diplomacy of the Iranian government on the sideline of the United Nations General Assembly. 219

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