TEHRAN, Nov. 09 (Press Shia Agency) – Finland’s ambassador to Tehran has emphasized the need for stronger bilateral relations between Iran and the European Union (EU) in the post-JCPOA era.

On Iran-EU ties following the nuclear deal between Iran and the West, Harri Kämäräinen said “Finland has been a member of the EU since 1995 and has always sought to be an active member.”

“We attach great importance to the EU since it acts like a bridge for political and economic ties among nations,” he underlined.

The Finnish ambassador to Iran went on to note that EU remains as a strong and significant trade partner for several countries including Iran.

Kämäräinen, while stressing that the EU remains as the world’s largest market, asserted the Union is willing to boost ties with Iran especially after the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) was implemented.

The Finnish diplomat also stated that presently all world countries rely on each other and hold close collaborations which cover economic fields in addition to political arenas.

“The need is felt for reinvigoration of mutual relations and further cooperation,” highlighted the official.

Touching upon US-EU ties, Kämäräinen said the two sides hold age-old relations and existing ties between Americans and Europeans will continue regardless of the results of US presidential elections.

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