Iran urges cooperation with Paraguay to restore Palestinians' rights
Iranian Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani, in a meeting with his Paraguayan counterpart Victor Bogado, urged closer parliamentary cooperation between Tehran and Asuncion to restore the rights of the Palestinian people, Fars news agency reported.
During the meeting held in Tehran on the sidelines of the 5th International Conference in Support of the Palestinian Intifada Sunday, Larijani voiced Iran's enthusiasm for stronger Parliamentary ties with Paraguay.
"The cooperation between the two countries' parliaments can play a crucial role in restoring the rights of the oppressed Palestinian people," Larijani noted.
He further underlined the necessity to utilize the existing capacities in both countries to boost mutual cooperation, and expressed Iran's preparedness to assist the Latin American state in economic fields.
Bogado, for his part, said that the two countries' parliaments can provide bigger aid and assistance in expanding and developing the bilateral ties.
Bogado is in Iran to take part in the 5th International Conference in Support of the Palestinian Intifada.
The conference started work in Tehran on Saturday with Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei in attendance.
Parliamentary delegations from Qatar, Lebanon, Syria, Iraq, Indonesia, Kuwait, Paraguay, Zimbabwe, Zanzibar, Comoros, Malawi, Egypt, Oman, Ivory Coast, Mexico, Malaysia, Jordan, Kyrgyzstan, Cuba, Sudan, Bolivia, Hungary, Colombia, Tanzania, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Maldives, Sierra Leone and Afghanistan are present in the two-day conference.