TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Swiss Foreign Minister Ignazio Cassis said he held “fruitful” talks with his Iranian counterpart Mohammad Javad Zarif.
“Peace, economic development and human rights – fruitful discussion with my counterpart 🇮🇷, @JZarif. I’m glad we could establish together the Swiss Humanitarian Channel for the transfer of food and medical supplies to the people of Iran,” Cassis tweeted on Monday following his meetings with senior Iranian officials in Tehran.
In a second tweet, he said, “Meeting with President @HassanRouhani. Good exchange on future of Iran nuclear deal and stability of the region”.
Cassis held met with Rouhani and Zarif in Tehran on Monday.
Switzerland, which also represents the United States’ interests in Iran, hosts a so-called humanitarian channel, known as the Swiss Humanitarian Trade Arrangement (SHTA), which is meant to help Tehran avoid American sanctions.