• 11 November 2017 - 16:34
  • News Code: 77443
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Commissioner for Agricultural and Rural Development of the European Union said Iran-Europe's level of communication particularly in agricultural crops and food industries should be expanded.

At a meeting held in Tehran in the presence of trade activists of Tehran's Chamber of Commerce and the trade delegation of the European Commission for Agricultural and Food Industries , Phil Hogan, Commissioner for Agricultural and Rural Development of the European Union, said as Mohammad Javad Zarif, Iranian Foreign Minister, and Federica Mogrini, the high representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs, have already announced the communication level of two sides specially in agricultural crops and food industries should be expanded.


The official stated there are huge capacities for cooperation between two sides in dairy products, meat, vegetables, chocolate, edible grains for livestock and poultry areas, adding the Europe is seeking to stabilize bilateral relations and over 40 companies from 19 countries accompanied me in the trip.


Hogan stressed Iran has a young population and half of its 80 million- population is under 35 year-old, who are good consumers.


He emphasized that Iran's government is looking for determining good standards to improve its agricultural crops and food industries, adding the Europe has quite a few rules and regulations concerning establishing food chain sector and also has the highest standards in health control and supervision, plus follows strict laws for tracking food stuff.


Commissioner for Agricultural and Rural Development of the European Union reiterated two sides should know imports and exports of food stuff's requirements and create trust.


Speaking to reporters, Phil Hogan said the European Union is thoroughly committed to JCPOA (Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action) regardless of America's stance and the EU had some meetings regarding the issue last week and European authorities voiced European Union's commitment to the nuclear deal repeatedly.

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