Tehran and Oslo sign memorandum of understanding on political consultations – Politics News
The 10th round of political consultations between Iran and Norway was held during a trip to Oslo by Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister for Political Affairs Ali Baqeri.
The event was co-chaired by Baqeri and Norwegian Deputy Foreign Minister Henrik Thune.
During the meeting, Iranian and Norwegian officials exchanged views on a variety of bilateral, regional and international issues.
Following the talks, the two sides signed a memorandum of understanding on political consultations between the two countries, the Foreign Ministry website reported.
On Thursday, Baqeri met with Norwegian Foreign Minister Anniken Huitfeldt.
Highlighting the benefits of bilateral relations between Iran and Norway amid the global food and energy crisis, Baqeri said such mutual cooperation would be beneficial for all of Europe.
The Deputy Foreign Minister also urged Tehran and Oslo to make an effort to strengthen their political will to develop ties by creating various cooperation ties.
Other issues discussed at the meeting related to efforts to reduce the problems faced by Afghan refugees and to effectively address the root causes and factors creating insecurity in Afghanistan and the wider region.
For his part, Huitfeldt thanked Iran for its considerable assistance for decades to Afghan refugees.
She also welcomed the ongoing talks between Iran and Norway on the problems of Afghanistan and the help provided to solve them.
The Norwegian Foreign Minister welcomed the idea of visiting Tehran and invited her Iranian counterpart to participate in the Oslo 2022 conference.