DIPLOMAT: IRAN, EGYPT STANCES ON REGIONAL DEVELOPMENTS CLOSE TO EACH OTHER

TEHRAN, March 2, (NNN-IRNA) � Head of Egypt’s Interest Section in Tehran Yasser Othman said on Wednesday that the two countries stances on regional developments are quite close to each other.

He made the remarks in a meeting with Head of Iran-Egypt parliamentary friendship group Assadollah Abbasi while expressing his country’s readiness to expand cooperation.

Othman expressed pleasure for recent exchanges of visits and welcomed them in direction of creating peace and stability in the region.

Abbasi said that the two countries have age-old cultural and civilizational relations, and said that the world Islamic Umma expects more from Iran and Egypt in direction of creating peace, tranquility and friendship.

He added that Iran considers Egypt as a big Islamic state, which could play effective role in regional and world scenes, like Iran.

Referring to the current developments in the region, Abbasi said that many Muslim countries like Syria, Yemen, Iraq and Bahrain are under invasion of Takfiri groups, so unity and consolidation of Islamic Umma could influence strengthening peace and friendship among Muslim and confrontation with enemies.

The two sides also underlined expansion of parliamentary cooperation, especially using parliamentary friendship groups capacities.

Source: Nam News Network