In a telephone conversation on Tuesday, Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amir Abdollahian and Thailand's Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Don Pramudwinai discussed different topics, including bilateral political and economic issues and the Vienna talks.
The Iranian foreign minister congratulated the Thai National Day and highlighted the 400-year history of relations between the two countries. Amir Abdollahian emphasized the Islamic Republic of Iran's interest in expanding relations with Thailand and invited his Thai counterpart to visit Tehran.
Amir Abdollahian stated that the two countries have been able to overcome the coronavirus crisis, noting that from now on political and trade delegations as well as tourists can resume their trips to the two countries.
The top Iranian diplomat also stressed the readiness of the Islamic Republic of Iran to hold a joint economic commission and a trade commission between the two countries.
Amir Abdollahian noted that the new Iranian administration pursues a foreign policy that focuses on Asia, and in this regard, Thailand has a special place.
In this phone call, the Thai foreign minister also expressed his readiness to hold a joint economic commission and expand trade relations with Iran, including in the fields of steel, rice and fuel
While emphasizing Bangkok's determination to fully expand relations, the Thai top diplomat invited his Iranian counterpart to visit Thailand.