Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad-Javad Zarif and French Minister of Economy and Finance, Michel Sapin discussed bilateral ties between the two countries as they met in Tehran.
During the meeting, Zarif referred to Iranian President Hassan Rouhani’s last year travel to France and said "The Islamic Republic of Iran is after expanding bilateral ties with France.”
He also said holding joint economic commission between the two countries is a "considerable move” towards developing bilateral relations, adding, "The two countries are enjoying common will for strengthening all-out ties.”
"We regard France as an important economic and political partner. You in your visit (in Iran) will know more about Iran’s market and human resources. Some measures have been taken for joint investment (by Iran and France) for auto manufacturing which can be expanded further.”
Michel Sapin, for his part, said Iran and France have done quite well in terms of economic ties.
"France has been part of Europe and the JCPOA and has made efforts for its success.
French political officials and companies are after using chances and opportunities of the
He added his country is after cooperation with Iran jointly with the EU.