On May 3 Galust Sahakyan, Head of the RPA faction of the RA National Assembly, Head of the Armenia-Iran Friendship Group, received Seyed Ali Saghayan, Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Ambassador of the Islamic Republic of Iran to the Republic of Armenia.
Mr Sahakyan has highly appreciated the work done by the Iranian diplomat in the development and strengthening of the Armenian-Iranian relations and expressed regret that he is going to complete his diplomatic mission in Armenia.
The Iranian Ambassador thanked the Armenian people and the authorities for showing warm attitude during his tenure and ensured that he would always remain the Armenian people’s friend. To his assessment Galust Sahakyan’s role has been very big in the development of the Armenian-Iranian relations and the reinforcement of the inter-parliamentary ties of the two countries.
Both sides have emphasized the dynamic progress of the Armenian-Iranian economic relations, and at the same time have recorded that there are bigger perspectives in the development of those relations, increasing of the goods turnover, which should be used for the sake of the two peoples’ welfare. The parties have highly assessed the balanced policy of the two countries directed to the regional peace and the efforts of solving any problem through negotiation, expressing conviction that by these factors are conditioned the forecasting of the regional countries and their stable development.
In the course of the meeting issues pertaining to Armenia-Iran inter-parliamentary relations, educational-cultural ties, development of tourism and regional cooperation were also discussed.