Iran, Tunisia stress enhancement of inter-parliamentary cooperation
Tunisia (IP) - Iranian ambassador to Tunisia and the Tunisian Parliament Speaker stressed the increase of cooperation between the two countries' parliament.
Iran Press/ Africa: The Iranian envoy to Tunisia, Mohammad Reza Raouf Sheibani conveyed the Speaker of the Iranian Parliament, Mohammad Bagher Qalibaf and stressed the expansion of parliamentary relations between the two countries and the need to develop and consolidate bilateral ties in all fields, especially in the economic, cultural and political fields.
Raouf Sheibani expressed the Iranian government and nation's congratulation on the Tunisian revolution and its path to democracy, announcing his country's readiness to support Tunisia.
The Tunisian Parliament Speaker Rasid al-Ghanoushi for his part stressed the enhancement of the parliamentary relations of Iran and Tunisia as well as the activation of the friendship committee between the two countries.
Al-Ghanoushi also emphasized strengthening ties between the two countries' economic and trade centers as well as the increase of meeting between the Iranian and Tunisian businessmen.
He pointed to long-history relations between Iran and Tunisia and called for the two countries common ground on many regional and international issues, most notably Palestine.
The Tunisian Parliament Speaker expressed hope that the two countries create opportunities for dialogue and interaction in the light of equality, justice, freedom, and democracy. 212/ 104