Double standard policies adopted by world powers have led to an increase in terrorism and extremism, said Iran's parliament (Majlis) speaker Ali Larijani, IRNA reported.
In a meeting with chairperson of the Croatian Parliament Foreign Policy Committee, Milorad Pupovac, Larijani called for making use of abundant capacities to deepen friendly ties between Iran and Croatia.
He noted that Iran supports Croatia's important role in maintaining peace in the Balkans.
The Croatian MP, for his part, hailed Iran's role in campaign against terrorism, saying, as an influential country in the region, Iran can play an important part in settlement of regional and international crises.
Referring to ongoing talks between Iran and the P5+1 over Iranian nuclear program, Pupovac expressed hope the negotiations would produce good results.
In a separate meeting with visiting Cambodian Parliament Vice-Speaker Nguon Nhel, Larijani criticized the low level of economic and trade relations between the two countries which do not keep up with good political ties.
Larijani said that Iran and Cambodia cooperated well within regional and international organizations over the past years, urging both countries to continue their cooperation.
In the meantime, the Cambodian Parliament vice-speaker called for enhanced relations between Iran and Cambodia in different areas, including agriculture, tourism and investment.