Envoy Stresses Iran’s N. Rights

A0206257.jpgTEHRAN (Fars News Agency)- Deputy Foreign Minister for European and American Affairs Sa’eed Jalili during his meetings with Norwegian officials stressed Iran’s right of access to peaceful nuclear technology.

According to a statement released by the Foreign Ministry’s Information and Press Bureau, Jalili met with his Norwegian counterpart Raymond Youhansen in the capital city of Oslo on Friday and discussed bilateral ties as well as regional and international issues.

Peaceful activities and efforts by the Iranian scientists in the domain of the civilian nuclear technology, Iranian nation’s right to access nuclear energy within the international and Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) rules and regulations, and Iran’s role in the Middle-East comprised the most important topics of Jalili’s discussions with the Norwegian deputy foreign minister.

Also during the meeting, both sides stressed the need for continued visits and talks by the two countries’ officials in the different political, economic and cultural sectors within the framework of mutual cooperation

Elsewhere, Jalili attended a press conference, where he responded to the various questions posed by reporters about Iran’s nuclear activities and the insistence of the Iranian nation on achieving its legitimate rights within the international rules, mutual economic cooperation, presence and investments by the Norwegian companies in Iran’s energy and oil sectors, and the pivotal role of the Islamic Republic of Iran in the Middle-East region.

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