TEHRAN, May 10, 2014 (FNA)- Iranian and Slovenian Parliament Speakers, in a meeting in Tehran this morning, discussed the latest developments on the international scenes, and explored new avenues for the further promotion of all-out relations.
In a meeting between Iranian Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani and his Slovenian counterpart Janko Weber, the two top parliamentarians pledged to do their best to pave the ground for utilizing all potentials of their countries to expand Tehran-Ljubljana mutual cooperation. Larijani underlined that the visit is taking place upon an official invitation extended by the Iranian parliament.
Larijani and Weber participated in a joint press conference after the meeting. Weber, at the head of a high-ranking political, economic, trade and parliamentary delegation, arrived in Tehran early this morning. The economic delegation, that accompanies Weber during his three-day visit to Iran, comprises the representatives of Slovenian companies involved in energy, banking, electricity, telecommunications and agriculture sectors.
Iran and Slovenia have expanded bilateral relations and mutual cooperation in different fields in recent years. Earlier this month, Slovenian President Borut Pahor in a meeting with new Iranian Envoy to Ljubljana Morteza Darzi Ramandi announced that the two countries have decided to open a new chapter in their bilateral relations and mutual cooperation. During the meeting, Pahor said that Iran is an important and historical state, serving as the hub of stability in the region.
The president said that Iran and Slovenia would hold consultations to open a new chapter in bilateral relations. He hailed the Iranian governments foreign policy and constructive engagement with the world states, including the expansion of relations with the European Union and promotion of relations with Slovenia. Darzi Ramandi, for his part, said that Iran is eager to expand economic and commercial ties with Slovenia.