Bilateral meetings between Ukrainian Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin and Iranian President Hassan Rouhani and Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif took place in Tehran on Sunday.
"The meetings addressed a broad range of vital issues on the agenda of bilateral relations. Agreements were reached on the intensification of Ukrainian-Iranian cooperation in all spheres," the Ukrainian Foreign Ministry said in a report released on Sunday.
In accordance with the report, "the Iranian side emphasized that no third party will have any influence on the development of bilateral relations between Ukraine and Iran."
During the negotiations, Iran also "expressed its support of the sovereignty and territorial integrity of Ukraine."
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The Ukrainian Foreign Ministry earlier reported on the visit by Klimkin to Iran at the invitation of the Iranian foreign minister on May 29-30. "The purpose of the visit is to discuss the state and prospects of development of bilateral cooperation between Ukraine and Iran. Among other things, the parties will exchange opinions on vital regional issues and modern challenges in the global dimension," the Ukrainian Foreign Ministry has reported.
The ministry said that important changes involving Iran, specifically, the lifting of economic and financial sanctions, "create opportunities for fuller realization of the potential of this country, which is an important partner of Ukraine in the region, including for the intensification of Ukrainian-Iranian cooperation in the sphere of trade and economics."