Jan 17, 2018 16:17 UTC
  • Iran's president reiterates support for Lebanon, welcomes Omani investors
    Iran's president reiterates support for Lebanon, welcomes Omani investors

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani in separate meetings with the Lebanese and Omani parliament speakers underlined the necessity for the development of all-out bilateral ties, specially in economic fields.

President Rouhani held a meeting with Lebanese top legislator Nabih Berri in Tehran on Wednesday.

During the meeting, he warned that the Zionists benefit from differences and gaps in Lebanon, saying, "They thought that the can keep terrorism and the Daesh terrorists in the region for a long time."

President Rouhani underscored the need for the expansion of economic, trade, political, regional and international relations between Tehran and Beirut, and said, "The Iranian government and nation have been and will be beside the Lebanese government and nation on the path of resistance against the Zionist regime's aggression."

The meeting was held on the sidelines of the 13th session of the Parliamentary Union of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) Member States (PUIC).

Also, in a separate meeting with Omani Parliament Speaker Sheikh Khalid bin Hilal al-Mawali in Tehran on Wednesday, President Rouhani emphasized that enhancement of brotherly and all-out ties with the Islamic states, including Oman, is on the top Iran's agenda.
"The Islamic Republic of Iran welcomes activities of the Omani investors in the Free Zones of Chabahar, Jask and different economic sectors, specially in transit area," he added.


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