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13 March 2023, 12:17

Raisi: Iran is ready to share experience of countering sanctions with Belarus

TEHRAN, 13 March (BelTA) - Iran is ready to share its experience of countering sanctions with Belarus, Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi told the media following the talks with Belarusian President Aleksandr Lukashenko in Tehran on 13 March, BelTA has learned.

"Despite the threats and sanctions that are used against the Islamic Republic of Iran, we have been able to achieve high results and transform sanctions into opportunities. We are ready to share our experience with the friendly Belarus in this regard," Ebrahim Raisi said.

The Iranian president stressed that the current visit of the Belarusian leader can become a starting point in the development of bilateral relations. Following the talks, the heads of state signed a roadmap for comprehensive cooperation between the countries for 2023-2026. The document provides for the development of cooperation between Belarus and Iran in the political, economic, consular, scientific and technological avenues and also in education, culture, art, media and tourism.

"Good agreements have been reached in the field of industry, trade, transport and agriculture. We are confident that these agreements will be brought to fruition," the Iranian head of state emphasized. "The two countries are willing to develop relations in all areas without exception."

According to him, Iran is also interested in developing relations with Belarus within the framework of the international organizations, in particular, the Shanghai Cooperation Organization and the Eurasian Economic Cooperation (EAEU). "The negotiations in this regard were very good, fruitful," Ebrahim Raisi said.

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