Swiss Foreign Minister Ignazio Cassis said on Sunday that his visit to Iran is preparatory to develop cooperation with Iran in science and tourism.
Swiss Embassy in Tehran announced that Federal Councilor Ignazio Cassis will visit Iran next week to commemorate the anniversary of Switzerland's diplomatic presence in Tehran.
Representatives from the three guarantors of the Astana Peace Process –Iran, Russia and Turkey- and the United Nations Special Envoy for Syria held a meeting in Switzerland.
The friendly relations between the Islamic Republic of Iran and Switzerland will grow considering the ample opportunities for mutual cooperation, Rouhani says.
A humanitarian aid channel allowing Swiss-based companies to send medicines and other vital goods to Iran despite U.S. sanctions has become operational.
President Hassan Rouhani has called on the Swiss government to play a more active role against the unlawful and inhumane sanctions that the US has imposed on Iran amid the outbreak of the coronavirus.
Seyed Massoud Shojaei Tabatabai, Secretary of the International Holocaust Cartoon Competition announced on Thursday the suspicious death of an Iranian cartoonist in Switzerland.
Iran’s ambassador to the United Nations said a humanitarian banking channel that Switzerland has set up to provide medicine and other supplies to Iran is insufficient to meet the country’s demands.
Chairman of Iran-Switzerland Joint Chamber of Commerce Mr. Sharif Nezam Mafi says Swiss companies have no exports to Iran except medicines and cereals and the trade between both countries is very insignificant
Switzerland Ambassador to Tehran Markus Leitner believes sanctions and political issues have no impact on tourism industry and safety and security is more important for tourists.