Tehran (IP) - In a telephone conversation on Thursday night, Iranian and Algerian foreign ministers emphasized the need to expand bilateral ties and continue close cooperation between the two countries at regional and international levels.

Iran PressIran news: Hossein Amir-Abdollahian congratulated Ahmed Attaf on his new post and wished success for him.

The two top diplomats discussed bilateral relations, especially in economic and trade areas, as well as regional and international developments, including the Palestinian cause.

Amir-Abdollahian invited his Algerian counterpart to pay an official visit to Iran which was welcomed by Attaf.

Attaf voiced his country's readiness to broaden bilateral relations with Iran in different spheres.