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Larijani, Turkish Counterpart Confer

Larijani, Turkish Counterpart Confer  Larijani, Turkish Counterpart Confer

Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani in a telephone conversation with his Turkish counterpart Ismail Kahraman on Tuesday called for boosting mutual cooperation in political, economic and parliamentary fields as well as in the fight against terrorism in the region.

“Tehran and Ankara can play an important role in restoring calm and security to the region,” Larijani said during the phone talk, Fars News Agency reported.

The top Iranian lawmaker reiterated that Iran and Turkey have had good and close cooperation in political, economic and parliamentary spheres in recent years. The Turkish speaker said Iran, as a big country with a rich civilization, can play an effective role in restoring peace and stability to the region. Pointing to the two countries’ religious and cultural commonalities, he said, “Iran and Turkey, as two neighbors and Muslim countries, can help each other resolve problems of the region and the Muslim world.” Kahraman noted that expansion of parliamentary ties between Iran and Turkey is of special importance to the enhancement of interaction between the two countries.

 

Financialtribune.com