Larijani Congratulates Turkey’s Parliament Speaker

Larijani Congratulates Turkey’s Parliament SpeakerLarijani Congratulates Turkey’s Parliament Speaker

Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani congratulated Binali Yildirim on his election as first speaker of the Turkish Grand National Assembly. In a message Friday, Larijani underlined the importance of parliamentary diplomacy in strengthening ties and amity between the two countries.  "I am confident that Iran-Turkey parliamentary relations will enter a new phase of development thanks to the close cooperation during your tenure," Mehr News Agency reported. Larijani wished success and progress for the Turkish people and government. Turkish lawmakers on Thursday elected Binali Yildirim as the first speaker of the Turkish National Assembly under the new government system. Turkey's last prime minister Yildirim received 335 votes in the third round of voting in the 600-seat chamber. According to Turkish state protocol, the parliament speaker is the second-highest ranking government official, Daily Sabah reported.


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