Australian Deputy Foreign Minister Peter Vargiz on Thursday expressed his country’s support to implementation of Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), saying that Australia is taking necessary legal action to lift sanctions imposed on Iran.
He made the remarks in a meeting with Iran’s Ambassador in Canberra Abdolhossein Vahaji.
The Australian deputy foreign minister said that the country’s Foreign Ministry is not satisfied with the current level of ties and is seeking enhanced ties with Iran.
The two officials discussed avenues for broadening economic relations and underlined exchanging political and commercial delegations between the two countries.
Iranian envoy in Canberra briefed the Australian deputy foreign minister on implementation of JCPOA by Iran and called on the Australian government to accelerate process of lifting the sanctions.
Describing Iran as the safest country in the Middle East, Vahaji said that given its rich culture and civilization, Iran boasts of higher tourism attractions.