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Australia hails 'dawn of new age' in Iran ties

PayvandNews - Iran and Australia have signed fresh agreements to forge closer ties, with Austrian Trade Minister Steve Ciobo announcing the dawn of a new age of relationship. Ciobo is leading a trade delegation of more than 20 companies to Tehran, seeking out opportunities, buoyed by the prospects in Iran's mining, oil and gas, and other industries as well as the near 80 million population.


Representatives of Australia's export credit agency EFIC and Export Guarantee Fund of Iran (EGFI) exchange documents after signing an MoU in Tehran, Sept. 28, 2016. (Photo by IRNA)

"We are in the dawn of a new age of the relationship with Iran," Ciobo told a gathering of business leaders in Tehran on Tuesday night.

One of the agreements

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