Malaysia backs peaceful solution to Iran's nuclear case

Iran Materials 30 April 2007 17:41 (UTC +04:00)

( IRNA ) - Malaysian Foreign Minister Syed Hamid Albar in Putrajaya on Monday stressed the need to find a peaceful solution to ongoing dispute over Iran's nuclear case.

Albar, whose country holds rotating presidency of the Organization of the Islamic Conference (OIC), was speaking in a meeting with Iran's Ambassador to Malaysia Mehdi Khandaq-Abadi.

Pointing to growing trend of ties between Iran and Malaysia, the minister said continuation of the trend would be in favor of both nations.

The Iranian ambassador, on his part, said the two countries have expanded their ties in political, scientific, technical, economic and cultural fields during recent years, adding both states have great potentials to further boost their relations.

During the meeting, Albar and Khandaq-Abadi discussed the latest developments in Iran's nuclear case, Iraq issues and an upcoming international meeting to be held in Egypt's Sharm el-Sheikh on Iraq security.