Iran urges expansion of Armenia ties: Mehmanparast

TEHRAN, Apr 3 (MNA) – Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Ramin Mehmanparast has urged the promotion of trade ties and tourism cooperation with Armenia.

In a meeting with Armenian Deputy Foreign Minister Shavarsh Kocharyan in Yerevan on Tuesday, Mehmanparast said Iran favors good relations with regional states, particularly its neighbors, and believes cooperation can help regional states’ development.

He noted that Tehran and Yerevan’s diplomatic relations are currently at their best level, and called for further trade, economic, cultural, and tourism ties between the two countries.

Mehmanparast highlighted that Iran and Armenia’s support for each other at international level clearly attest to the fact that both states enjoy excellent relations.

Kocharyan, for his part, said that Armenia seeks peace and tranquility and thinks the Islamic Republic of Iran plays a significant role in the establishment of regional stability.

He also stressed the need for promotion of Yerevan-Tehran economic ties.

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