WANA (July 09) – The Iranian Ambassador to Austria, Abbas Bagherpour, highlighted the opportunities and challenges between Iran and Europe, stating that Iran is prepared for any option in cooperation with Europe. However, a mutually beneficial interaction is preferred.


In a message on the social network X, referencing Massoud Pezeshkian’s victory in the 14th presidential election, Bagherpour wrote: “The differing perceptions and interests between Iran and Europe have created multifaceted challenges and opportunities.


Nevertheless, Iran is ready for any option, though we prefer a mutually beneficial interaction. We welcome Europeans to appreciate the beauty of our democracy before it becomes costly for them.”


Iran’s Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian meets with High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Josep Borrell, in Tehran, Iran June 25, 2022. Majid Asgaripour/WANA (West Asia News Agency)