Zagreb - Parliament Speaker Gordan Jandroković on Thursday met with Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif who is on an official visit to Croatia.
The two officials expressed their satisfaction with the relations between the two countries and the fact that they have intensified over the past two years.
Jandroković underscored the importance of strengthening economic cooperation between the two countries, particularly in the field of energy, shipbuilding and the food industry, considering that numerous Croatian companies have registered their products according to Halal standards. In that regard, the two officials welcomed today's third Croatian-Iranian economic forum.
Both officials underlined the importance of parliamentary cooperation, seeing that parliament has an essential role in developing and strengthening bilateral relations and mutual trust and dialogue. The good dynamics of parliamentary cooperation was confirmed with the announcement of a Croatian-Iranian inter-parliamentary friendship group visiting Iran soon. (Press Office/Hina)