Tehran(IP): Iran's 8th president voiced his country's readiness to deepen peace and stability among the countries of the region and to cement ties with Armenia and Algeria.

Iran PressIran news: Iran's new President Ebrahim Raisi on Thursday during a meeting with Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Vovayi Pashinyan, while referring to the importance of developing relations between the two countries, said: "By cooperating and working together, we can take big steps in the interests of both countries and nations."

The president mentioned the capacities of Iran and Armenia in various fields of economy, trade, science and technology and said: "We are determined to complete joint plans and projects as soon as possible and serve the welfare and comfort of the two nations."

Raisi pointed out: "The will of the two governments is based on the development of bilateral and regional relations and cooperation, and we will move in this direction with empathy and cooperation."

Irans 8th president emphasizing the comprehensive efforts for lasting peace and security in the region, said: "We do not consider the conflict and tension in anyone's interest and we will not spare any helpful effort to deepen peace and stability among the countries of the region."

In this meeting, the Prime Minister of Armenia, Nikol Pashinyan, congratulated the election of Raisi, stating that he would attach special importance and position to the development of relations with the Islamic Republic of Iran.

He noted: Yerevan has the highest level of readiness to develop and strengthen relations with Tehran along with mutual interests.

Iran wants expansion of ties with Algeria

Iran's new president stressed that his country was determined to enhance ties with Algeria to boost international cooperation.

Receiving Algerian Prime Minister Ayman Bin Abdul Rahman on Thursday, Ebrahim Raisi pointed to the warm relations of Iran and Algeria after the victory of the Islamic Revolution and stressed cooperation of the two countries to develop plans helping the shore-up of bilateral ties. 

Raisi also pointed to the revolutionary spirit of the Algerian nation and said they had always been reminiscent of resistance against the foreigners. 

Aymen Benabderrahmane, for his part, referred to the resistant spirit of his people and added: "Algeria has sacrificed more than 1.5 million martyrs in the fight against colonialism, and therefore Algeria's foreign policy is based on defending the rights of oppressed nations."

The Algerian Prime Minister noted that his country was trying to expand relations with the Islamic Republic of Iran.

Algerian Prime Minister, Aymen Benabderrahmane and Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Vovayi Pashinyan arrived in Tehran to attend the swearing-in ceremony of Ebrahim Raisi, President of the 13th Government.


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