Larijani: Good Iran-Oman Relations Soothe Regional Tensions
TEHRAN.Apr. 24, 2014, (FNA)- Iranian Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani in a meeting with Omani Health Minister Ahmad Bin Muhammad Bin Obeid al-Saeedi underscored that good ties between Tehran and Masqat decrease the regional tensions and problems.
Calling mutual relations between Iran and Oman as "deep and sustainable" in different levels, Larijani said the age-old, profound and friendly ties and great capacities in different fields will pave way for the further expansion of cooperation, so both sides should pay special attention in this concern. He also referred to the current situation in the region, and underlined that Iran and Omans relations have always been effective in direction of reduction of problems and disputes in the region.
Saeedi, for his part, called Irans role in security and stability of the region important, and asked for increased consultations between officials of Iran and Oman on international and regional issues. Iranian officials have repeatedly underlined that they attach great importance to the consolidation of Tehrans relations with the Middle-East countries, specially with the Persian Gulf littoral states, in order to protect and promote peace and security in the region.