Rouhani talks to new Armenian PM on phone

May 15, 2018

TEHRAN – In a phone conversation with Armenian prime minister on Sunday, President Rouhani called for expansion of ties with neighboring countries, saying Iran always favors peace and security in the region and the larger world.

Rouhani highlighted the importance of taking advantage of the existing potentials in Iran and Armenia to develop Tehran-Yerevan relations, Mehr reported.

“We are happy that the wish and will of people were peacefully met,” Rouhani said in reference to the recent developments in Armenia regarding the reelection of Armen Sarkissian as the president of the country.

MH/PA

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