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Iran, Kazakhstan’s Speakers Meet in Moscow
Senior Iranian and Kazakh legislators on Tuesday held a meeting on the sidelines of the first session of Eurasian parliamentary speakers in the Russian capital, Moscow.
At the meeting, Speaker of Iran’s parliament Ali Larijani and Kazakh Chairman of the Majilis of Parliament Kabibulla Dzhakupov underlined the importance of a genuine fight against terrorist groups, particularly Daesh (also known as ISIL) Takfiri terrorists, in the region.
As regards Tehran-Astana ties, Larijani and Dzhakupov said the two countries’ parliaments play a significant role in the expansion of relations.
Dzhakupov said his country believes that Iran is an important player both in the region and the world.
Meantime, he invited his Iranian counterpart to participate in an international conference titled “Religions against Terrorism” in the Kazakh capital on May 31.
Earlier this month, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani called for efforts to facilitate free trade with Kazakhstan and other Eurasian countries.
Addressing a meeting of high-ranking delegations from Iran and Kazakhstan, held in Tehran, President Rouhani voiced Iran’s determination to enhance its ties with Kazakhstan.
Stressing the need for closer trade cooperation and banking relations between Tehran and Astana, he said developing transportation and linking the two countries’ railroads together will help promote bilateral trade and regional transit of goods.
He also called for closer cooperation in agriculture, mining industry, healthcare and medicine, energy, academic projects, environment, transportation and shipping industry.