The ceremony where the stamp was unveiled was attended by Iran’s Ambassador to Mexico City Jalal Kalantari and the Mexican Ministry of Foreign Affairs’ Director General for Africa and the Middle East, María Carmen Oñate Muñoz.
The occasion was also attended by a number of Foreign Ministry officials and ambassadors of several other countries to Mexico.
During the ceremony, Kalantari and Ms. Oñate Muñoz emphasized shared views and reiterated the two countries’ willingness to expand bilateral cooperation and friendly relations.
On the sidelines of the ceremony at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Mexico, an exhibition of photographs and historical documents that belonged to Iran-Mexico bilateral relations also opened.
On 15 October 1964, formal diplomatic relations were launched between Mexico and Iran; and embassies were soon opened by each country in the other country’s capiatal.
Mexico and Iran have enjoyed increasingly stronger political and economic relations over the previous years, particularly in the trade, science and technology, as well as the oil industry spheres. Mexico comprises Iran's principal trading partner in Latin America.