Ali-Akbar Salehi said here on Sunday that Tehran and Cairo are strongly determined to resume bilateral ties.
Talking to IRNA, he reiterated that the two countries have announced their strong will to resume all-out cooperation.
Referring to the existence of great potentials in both countries, Salehi stressed that such potentials have paved the way for resumption of bilateral relations in various political, economic and cultural areas.
The two countries' officials are exchanging views and consulting on opening a new chapter in Tehran-Cairo bilateral relations.
Turning to his upcoming visit to Indonesia to attend the NAM (Non-Aligned Movement) foreign ministerial meeting, the Iranian foreign minister announced that he is to meet his Egyptian counterpart on the sidelines of the event.
He emphasized that Iran and Egypt are two important countries in the region whose bilateral cooperation would benefit all Islamic countries and the entire region.