Envoy: Czech Republic to remain committed to Iran nuclear deal

Isfahan, Oct 12, IRNA – Czech Republic Ambassador to Iran Svatopluk Cumba said on Thursday that Czech Republic like other European states will remain committed to Iran's agreement with the world powers and is to maintain its close economic ties with Iran.

He made the remarks in a meeting with Isfahan Chamber of Commerce officials.

Cumba said that the two countries may establish close cooperation in the field of steel and petrochemical industries machinery.

He added that Czech Republic has capabilities to manufacture urban transport vehicles like bus, small truck, train, small and medium size planes.

Deputy Head of Isfahan Chamber of Commerce Mustafa Ronasi said stone, steel and tourism industries are three axes of cooperation between the province and the republic.

He said that Czech Republic companies may have joint venture plans with Isfahan firms on prioritized sectors.

Ronasi said tourism is one of the sectors, which Czech investors may play active role in tourism infrastructure in the province.

He called for exchanging Isfahan decorative stones with modern technologies and machineries of Czech Republic.

Deputy Minister of Industry of Czech Republic Eduard Muricky, who was present in the meeting, said Isfahan has a big capacity for cooperation with Czech Republic in different fields.

He announced his country is one of the most industrialized countries of Europe and said that manufacturing machineries in the fields of steel, textile and oil industries may be one of important axes of cooperation between Isfahan and Czech Republic.

Muricky and the accompanying delegation arrived in Iran on October 7 and in several meetings with officials and directors of different industries have signed memoranda of understanding (MoUs) in trade and industry grounds like rail and wagon industries as well as elimination of banking obstacles.

Experts believe that trade exchange level between Iran and Czech Republic is much less than expected and existing potentials.

Czech Republic with a population of 10 million people is located in central Europe and is one of the European Union members.

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