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Iran hails establishment of Caspian Inter-Parliamentary Assembly

Politics Materials 2 July 2011 11:04
Iran welcomes the establishment of the Inter-Parliamentary Assembly of the Caspian littoral states, Iranian Parliamentary Speaker Ali Larijani said at a press-conference in Baku today.
Iran hails establishment of Caspian Inter-Parliamentary Assembly

Azerbaijan, Baku, July 2 / Trend /

Iran welcomes the establishment of the Inter-Parliamentary Assembly of the Caspian littoral states, Iranian Parliamentary Speaker Ali Larijani said at a press-conference in Baku today.

"The Caspian Sea has great potential. The establishment of such regional bodies can assist in resolving issues related to the Caspian Sea," Larijani said.

Larijani kicked off his visit to Azerbaijan on Friday. Larijani is visiting Azerbaijan on invitation from the Azerbaijani Parliamentary Speaker Ogtay Asadov. The visit aimed to enhance Iranian-Azerbaijani inter-parliamentary cooperation.

He met with Asadov, Prime Minister Artur Rasizade, and the country's other officials in Baku.

Larijani's visit to Azerbaijan was initially scheduled for February however, it was postponed due to his busy work schedule.

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