Expansion of Ties With Bosnia Underlined

Expansion of Ties With Bosnia UnderlinedExpansion of Ties With Bosnia Underlined

Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and Bosnia and Herzegovina’s new ambassador to Iran stressed the need for expansion of bilateral relations in light of a comprehensive nuclear deal between Tehran and major powers gaining momentum. Kemal Muftic, the new Bosnian envoy, met the foreign minister in Tehran on Sunday to submit a copy of his credentials, Tasnim News Agency reported. During the meeting, Zarif hoped that the “new developments” and the upcoming termination of anti-Iran sanctions under the nuclear accord would help expand political, economic, cultural and parliamentary relations between Tehran and Sarajevo. Muftic voiced optimism that the two countries would take “new strides” in bilateral ties, considering Iran’s progress and new developments ushered in by the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, as the nuclear deal is formally known. Iran and P5+1 (Russia, China, the US, Britain and France, plus Germany) on July 14 concluded the JCPOA, which would terminate sanctions against Tehran after coming into force in exchange for time-bound limits on its nuclear work.