Deputy Minister Maciej Lang visits Tehran

deputy minister maciej lang visits tehran

“The purpose of my visit is to hold a dialogue on the most important issues in our bilateral relations,” stressed the deputy chief of Polish diplomacy during consultations at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Islamic Republic of Iran.

The deputy chief of Polish MFA and his Iranian counterpart Seyed Abbas Araghchi focused in their meeting on the Ministerial to Promote Future of Peace and Security in the Middle East, organised jointly by Poland and the United States in Warsaw on 13-14 February this year. The deputy ministers also discussed the objectives and expectations towards the event.

During his visit to the capital of Iran, Deputy Minister Maciej Lang laid flowers at the Polish Cemetery in Tehran, where Polish refugees who had been evacuated from the Soviet Union with Anders’ Army in the spring of 1942 are buried. “The help that Iran provided to Poles arriving from the Soviet Union during World War II is an exceptional chapter in our shared history. Poland will never forget this touching act of sympathy and the support offered to its citizens who were cruelly affected by the war,” noted the deputy chief of Polish diplomacy.

 

Poland and the Islamic Republic of Iran hold a regular political dialogue at the level of deputy ministers of foreign affairs. Before today’s talks in Tehran, the last meeting of in this format took place in Warsaw in November 2018. The aim of the consultations is to exchange views on bilateral relations, the situation in the Middle East and Central and Eastern Europe, as well as on global issues.

 

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