President of the Republic of Lithuania

The President received letters of credence from Iranian Ambassador

2018-10-16

Tuesday, October 16, Vilnius – President Dalia Grybauskaitė received letters of credence from Ambassador Masoud Edrisi Kermanshahi of the Islamic Republic of Iran. During their meeting, the President and the new Ambassador discussed ways to strengthen bilateral relations and cooperation with the European Union.

The President underlined that contacts between the two countries were expanding through economic and cultural dialogue, student exchange and tourism. The Vice President of Iran visited Vilnius this past June to attend the Women Political Leaders Summit.

According to the President, preserving the Iran nuclear deal is key for further cooperation between the European Union and Iran. The Community is determined to maintain constructive dialogue and to work along the lines of economic development, regional security and human rights.

Masoud Edrisi Kermanshahi is Iran's eight ambassador to Lithuania. He is a graduate of political sciences. He served as ambassador in Cuba and Lebanon. Before his appointment to Lithuania, Masoud Edrisi Kermanshahi worked as advisor to the Minister of Foreign Affairs. Since 2018, he is Ambassador to Poland and resides in Warsaw.

Press Service of the President

Last updated 2018.10.16 15:32

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