Colombia (IP) - The Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister for Political Affairs arrived in Bogota, the capital of Colombia, to have consultations over a range of issues with the Colombian authorities.

Iran PressAmerica: Arrived in Bogota on Friday, Ali Bagheri Kani had a meeting with his Colombian counterpart and discussed issues of bilateral relations, including strengthening political cooperation, trade development, science and technology, culture, tourism, and other issues of common interest.

The two deputy foreign ministers also discussed the positions of their countries on international issues as well as the status quo of the international nuclear negotiations over the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Actin (JCPOA).

Iran's international nuclear agreement, known as the JCPOA, was signed between the country and the P5+1 group, including Russia, China, the UK, France, the US plus Germany in 2015, but the US withdrew from the agreement on May 18, 2018, re-imposing more sanctions on Iran.

Bagheri Kani also met with a number of other Colombian officials, including the Minister of Agriculture, and consulted on the expansion of bilateral cooperation.


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