(IRNA) - Yemeni Ambassador to Tehran Jamal Abdullah al-Solal and Deputy Majlis speaker, Mohammad Reza Bahonar conferred here Tuesday on expansion of bilateral relations.
According to a report released by Majlis Media Department, at the meeting Bahonar compared Iran-Yemen ties to bilateral relations between regional states and said that historical and cultural commonalties of the two countries mainly account for their favorable bonds, reports Trend.
"Cooperation between the two states in political and economic fields are currently at an acceptable level, but there are still numerous unused potentials for further broadening of such ties," he added.
The MP expressed his satisfaction with the positive trend of cooperation on the international scene and said that strengthening inter-parliamentary ties plays a decisive role in improving the stance of both countries at the global level.
For his part, al-Solal pointed to bilateral relations as special and declared the interest of Yemen's high-ranking officials in strengthening ties with Iran in various domains.
The Yemeni diplomat called for more extensive collaboration with Iran in economic fields, adding that his country welcomes Iranian investors in Yemen and that bureaucratic obstacles will be eliminated to facilitate such investment.