The top Iranian official met with Slovenian Minister of Economic Development and Technology Zdravko Počivalšek.In the meeting, the two sides reviewed the current situation as well as the prospects of mutual economic and trade relations. They also highlighted the existence of numerous potentialities and opportunities for bilateral trade and economic cooperation, especially in the domain of tourism, and stressed the importance of making such cooperation materialize. They further stressed the need to exchange trade and economic delegations between the two countries in the near future. Počivalšek, in turn, said his country is keen to work with Iran at the highest levels.US sanctions also came up for discussion during the talks. Araqchi touched upon the problems caused by Washington’s sanctions on Iran.“Despite these sanctions, there are still opportunities, areas and paths for boosting trade and economic cooperation between the two countries, and there are also channels for removing or cushioning the effects of challenges,” he said.