Rouhani: New Iranian Gov't Determined to Expand Ties with Ukraine
- August, 04, 2013 - 16:41
- Politics news
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Iran’s new president Hassan Rouhani stressed his administration's determination to expand relations with Ukraine.
In a meeting with visiting Ukrainian prime minister here in Tehran today, Rouhani described Iran-Ukraine relations as "good and improving" in agricultural and industrial fields.
"In expanding economic relations we should ignore presures imposed by other countries," he added.
Ukraine’s Prime Minister Mykola Yanovych Azarov, too, said that Ukraine attaches great significance to its friendly relations with the Islamic Republic of Iran.
Prime Minister Azarov who is in Tehran to participate at the endorsement and oath-taking ceremonies of President Rouhani also noted that Ukraine welcome expansion of comprehensive relations with Iran, particularly in the cultural field.