Spain Embassy’s Commercial attaches to Tehran Mr. Inigo Gil-Casares in meeting with the official of Iran’s Chamber of Commerce, Industry, Mine and Agriculture (ICCIMA) emphasized that the existing problems in the field of banking relations and money exchanges is the main hurdle for broadening trade ties between Iran and Spain.
A member of board of directors of Iran-Spain Chamber of Commerce says Iran’s trade with Spain has declined due to the U.S. sanctions and most of Iran’s exports to Europe are done through the third party countries or intermediaries.
During the Iran-Spain Trade Day meeting, participants referred to the Spanish private banks’ caution regarding deal with Iran due to the sanctions and called for resolving it to materialize the 5-billion-trade target between the two countries.
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif met with Spain's Minister for Industry, Trade and Tourism Maria Reyes Maroto, who also co-chairs the Iran-Spain Joint Economic Cooperation Commission.
New restrictions to stop the spread of the new coronavirus went into effect Sunday in two regions in Spain.
France and Spain have both reported large daily rises in coronavirus cases amid fears that parts of Europe could be hit by a second wave later in the year.
Spanish firefighters and military emergency personnel battled amid blistering heat on Monday to control a wildfire in the Madrid region.
NAJA International Police Chief Second Brigadier General Hadi Shirzad and the Ambassador of Spain, Eduardo López Busquets met and held talks on the development of police diplomacy relations between the two countries.
Spain said Thursday 440 people died in the past 24 hours from the new coronavirus, a slight increase for the third day running, bringing the overall death toll to 22,157.
People in Barcelona hunker down for the fifth week in a row in fear of a COVID-19 pandemic that has claimed the lives of over 4,000 people across Catalonia.