TEHRAN (Iran News) – President Seyed Ebrahim Raisi in meeting with the new Swiss Ambassador to Tehran Nadine Olivieri Lozano, who was submitting her credentials, announced Tehran’s full readiness for broadening its all-out ties with Switzerland.
In the meeting on Monday, the President criticized the U.S. for its unilateral withdrawal from the JCPOA and reiterated it is up to the U.S. to decide its return to the deal and observe all the details of the talks and to be committed.
Raisi added that the U.S. and European troika’s action in preparing the resolution to be approved at the meeting of the board of governors of IAEA which talks were underway was an irresponsible act and it was against the soul of talks and agreement and it was a behavioral contradiction.
He then pointed to the history of Iran and Switzerland ties which dates back to 100 years ago and said Iran is ready to broaden its ties with all countries especially in the fields of economy, politics and trade.
Raisi also pointed to the diplomatic role of Swiss Embassy in Tehran and said the U.S. and European countries are involved in miscalculation regarding Iran and expressed hope Switzerland reflects the truth about Iran to other countries in order to realize Iran despite their hostilities has continued its progress and their hegemonic policies have had reverse effects.
He once again reiterate that the U.S. should decide for remaining committed to the details of talks and agreement if it wants return to the JCPOA.
Meanwhile Swiss Ambassador to Tehran Ms. Lozano pointed to the century-long relations between Iran and Switzerland and said that they have always had positive and constructive cooperation.
She then pointed to the roadmap of relation between Tehran and Bern and stipulated that her main program as the ambassador of Switzerland is to try to broaden relations between the Islamic Republic of Iran and Switzerland.
Lozano replaces former Swiss Ambassador Markus Leitner. Switzerland has helped Iran during the coronavirus era and it has been a channel for import of medicines.