Since the end of the Second World War, Finland and Sweden, have maintained strict policies of neutrality between Russia and NATO, viewing membership of The North Atlantic Treaty Organization as a provocation to Moscow.
Nowadays Sweden has been under spotlight for the trial of a former Iranian official for the alleged charge of injustice and crimes while the country for years has been a haven for sheltering the anti-Iran terrorist grouplet members and a center for anti-Islam activities.
Iran-Sweden Joint Chamber of Commerce held a meeting on Wednesday in presence of Sweden Ambassador to Tehran and some economic activists.
The Iranian foreign minister’s senior assistant in special political affairs held virtual talks with Sweden’s special envoy for Yemen.
In a message to the king of Sweden, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani expressed Tehran’s willingness to enhance bilateral and multilateral cooperation with Stockholm.
Iran's newly-appointed Ambassador in Sweden, Ahmad Masoumifar submitted a copy of his credentials to the director of Sweden’s Foreign Ministry Formalities Department.
Head of Iran-Sweden Joint Chamber of Commerce Abdolreza Rezaie says banking relations with Sweden are almost cut and no Swedish bank opens accounts for Iranians.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani and Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Lofven held talks on a range of issues, including bilateral and international developments.
Iranian short film ‘Better than Neil Armstrong’, directed by Alireza Ghasemi, has made it into the competition program of 25th Lund International Fantastic Film Festival in Sweden.
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif landed in the Finnish capital Helsinki early on Monday at the first leg of his three-nation European tour for high-level talks.