The President of Italy-Iran Chamber of Commerce and Industry has called for the expansion of economic relations between the two countries, saying that Rome will be Tehran’s main European trade partner for the year 2013.
(Presstv) During a meeting with a group of Iranian
businessmen in Rome on Tuesday, Rosario Alessandro said Italy is
prepared to increase the level of its business interactions with the
Sandro Pettinato, the deputy head of Italy-Iran Chamber of Commerce
and Industry, also described Iran as a thriving and lucrative market for
In a meeting with Italian Ambassador to Iran Luca Giansanti on
January 15, Iranian Foreign Minister Ali Akbar Salehi said Iran is a
reliable trade partner for Italy and other European countries.
"Iran and Italy are two very important countries that have
long-standing cultural relations and numerous commonalities,” Salehi
Giansanti described Iran as a key country in terms of strategic, regional and energy status.
Referring to the mutual cooperation and the considerable trade
volume between Iran and Italy, the Italian ambassador expressed hope
that bilateral ties would be expanded in the future.