Iran, Slovenia call for bolstering ties

Iran Materials 14 November 2010 08:49 (UTC +04:00)

Iranian Ambassador to Ljubljana Mohammad-Rahim Aqaeipour has met with Slovenian President Danilo Turk, stressing the need to boost ties with the European country, Press TV reported.

In the meeting, the first Iranian ambassador to the country submitted his credentials to the Slovenian chief executive, Mehr news agency reported.

Turk and Aqaeipour also discussed ways to expand cultural and economic cooperation between Tehran and Ljubljana.

The Slovenian president admired Iran's rich cultural background and said it acts as an important factor in the enhancing of relations between the Islamic Republic and other countries.

Turk further noted the Islamic Republic's important role in regional and global developments, saying, "We respect Iran's role in the international arena."

Aqaeipour, for his part, underlined that the potentials of the two countries should be utilized to further expand mutual cooperation.