Tehran, Dec 22, 2013, (IRNA) - Minister of Foreign Affairs of Italy Emma Bonino said on Sunday that parliamentary relations play an important role in promotion of Tehran-Rome relations.
In a meeting with Majlis (Iranian parliament) Speaker Ali Larijani, Ms Bonino expressed optimism that the upcoming international conference on Syria would yield good results.
She reiterated that Italy as like as Iran believes that Syrian crisis have to be resolved through political dialogue and that Syrian people should decide their own future.
On nuclear deal struck on November 24 between Iran and the P5+1, the Italian foreign minister said that Irans nuclear issue could only be solved through confidence-building and mutual trust.
She noted that Italy pays due attention to enhanced cooperation with Tehran in different issues.
In the meantime, the Iranian Majlis speaker referred to longstanding relations between Iran and Italy, calling on both governments to use their abundant capacities to broaden ties based on mutual interests.
Larijani said that energy, industries and infrastructure are potential fields for Iran and Italy cooperation.