Iranian, French parliamentarians mull regional crises
Baku, Azerbaijan, Sept. 6
By Khalid Kazimov – Trend:
Iranian Parliament’s Speaker Ali Larijani has said that Tehran and Paris share common viewpoints regarding the fight against terrorism and resolving regional crises.
Addressing a joint press conference with visiting French National Assembly President Claude Bartolone in Tehran, Larijani said the sides discussed ways for resolving regional crises, including the issues of Iraq, Syria, Lebanon and some other countries, during a meeting Sept. 6 morning, IRNA news agency reported.
Larijani added that Iran and France have enjoyed proper ties over the past years.
Heading a parliamentary delegation, Bartolone arrived in Tehran early on Tuesday to discuss international and regional issues as well as bilateral ties with Iranian officials.
He is also slated to confer with Iranian President Hassan Rouhani, Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and Secretary of the Supreme National Security Council Ali Shamkhani during his four-day visit.