Iran would sign beef contract with Ireland worth €2bn

Iran is willing to sign a contract for beef with Ireland worth €2bn, if Ireland re-establishes its embassy in Tehran, said Richard Boyd Barrett, TD, in the Dail this week.

He said, “I was contacted by the Iranian ambassador before the summer break who told me that Iran was willing to sign a contract for beef with this country worth €2bn if we were willing to re-establish the embassy in Tehran.

“The Iranians even offered a building in Tehran if the Taoiseach did decide to re- establish the embassy,” said the Anti-Austerity Alliance People Before Profit TD for Dún Laoghaire.


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