Director-General of Iran's Red Crescent Society Seyed Amir Mohsen Ziaei met the directors of the national societies of Canada, Italy, Spain, Germany and Maldives on Tuesday stressing on enhancing and expanding bilateral ties and cooperation.
Meeting the Vice-President of German Red Cross Volkmar Schön, Ziaei referred to the agreement signed between the two sides and hoped that it will soon come into effect.
He also asked the German Red Cross to cooperate with Iran to launch an air hospital.
Volkmar Schön, for his part, said that the German Red Cross has so far given shelter to over 150,000 Syrian refugees.
The Iranian official also met Conrad Sauvé, the president of the Canadian Red Cross during which both sides expressed readiness to expand ties in fields including training, rescuing, management experiences on youth and volunteers as well as technical knowledge. The significant issue of resilient societies against disasters was also discussed during the meeting.