Lebanon’s Aoun to pay visit to Iran
Tehran, Iran, January 25
By Mehdi Sepahvand –- Trend:
Lebanese President Michel Aoun will travel to Tehran in the near future, Lebanese Foreign Minister Gebran Bassil said, without revealing any dates.
Bassil made the announcement in a meeting in Beirut with Hossein Amir Abdollahian, a special aide to Iran’s Parliament speaker, Fars news agency reported January 25.
Lebanon welcomes expansion of political, economic and parliamentary relations with Iran, Bassil said, highlighting the major role that Iran plays in settlement of regional crises and praising its contribution to peace and stability.
Amir Abdollahian for his part expressed Iran’s readiness to promote parliamentary interaction with Lebanon.
During his Beirut trip, the Iranian official has met a number of top Palestinian and Lebanese figures, including Secretary General of Hezbollah Seyyed Hassan Nasrallah.