Pahor meets with Iranian FM in Munich Conference

Pahor meets with Iranian FM in Munich Conference

Ljubljana, February 4, 2015/ Independent Balkan News Agency

Review Hari Stefanatos

On his last day in attendance of the Munich Security Conference on Sunday, which focused on the Ukraine crisis, President of Slovenia Borut Pahor met with Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif. Talks revolved mainly around Pahor’s scheduled visit to Iran and the enhancement of cooperation between the two countries.

Slovenian president’s office said that the two officials examined ways of bolstering bilateral relations and cooperation, while also exchanged views on current international developments and security challenges, namely the situation in Syria and Iraq.

Iranian FM briefed Pahor on the process of international negotiations on the issue of Iran’s nuclear programme, with the president of Slovenia stressing that it is important to find long-term solution so that the sanctions of the UN against Iran can be lifted.

Pahor one of many leaders in attendance, while on Saturday he chaired the panel “Through Ukraine – Unresolved Conflicts in Europe” featuring Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliev, Georgian Prime Minister Irakli Garibashvili, Serbian Prime Minister Aleksander Vučić and Croatian Foreign Minister Vesna Pusić.

Ukraine also featured prominently in Pahor’s bilateral meetings at the conference, including with Estonian counterpart Toomas Hendrik Ilves and Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov.

(Source: Sloveniatimes)