Majilis Chairman meets Ambassador of Iran to Kazakhstan

Majilis Chairman meets Ambassador of Iran to Kazakhstan

16 February, 18:06 317 Astana
Majilis Chairman meets Ambassador of Iran to Kazakhstan

Today, the Chairman of Majilis Nurlan Nigmatulin, the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Iran to Kazakhstan Mojtaba Damirchilu reports.

Relevant issues of bilateral relations were discussed, including strengthening of inter-parliamentary dialogue, the press-service of Kazakhstan Majilis reports.

Majilis speaker congratulated the diplomat with 38-anniversary of the Islamic revolution-national day of the country, as well as with the 25th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between two states.

As noted by N. Nigmatulin, regular political contacts of the highest level show the deepening of partnership in the new historical conditions.

According to the speaker of the Majilis, the official visits of the President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev to Iran and Iranian President Hassan Rouhani to Kazakhstan held last year made the important decisions on strengthening bilateral relations.

During the discussion with the Iranian diplomat of internal affairs N. Nigmatulin stressed that the development of good-neighborly relations with Iran is one of the most important foreign policy priorities of our country. As noted by the Speaker of the Majilis, Kazakhstan devotes to Iran a special place in maintaining of peace and stability in the region.

N. Nigmatulin paid attention to the active and consistent position of Kazakhstan on topical international and regional issues. In particular the issues on the provision of the platform by Iran’s nuclear program were discussed. Majilis speaker also thanked Iran for its support of Kazakhstan's initiative on the establishment of the Islamic Organization on food security in Astana. "The President of Kazakhstan spoke on OIC Summit in Istanbul with the initiative on holding on September 10-11, 2017 year in Astana Summit OIC for science and technology. We hope that Tehran will take an active part in this important event at the highest level, "N. Nigmatulin said.

Speaking about the situation in Syria, speaker of the Majilis stressed that this is one of the most serious crises in the world, which has gone beyond the regional problems. "Kazakhstan supports the efforts of the international community aimed at finding a solution to this conflict,” N. Nigmatulin said.

 Damirchilu stressed that Iran welcomes all initiatives of the President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev for resolving international and regional issues.

Speaking about inter parliamentary structure speaker of the Majilis noted that during this session of Parliament will work for legislative support for the upcoming reforms.

N. Nigmatulin and M. Damirchilu expressedthe  confidence that inter-parliamentary interaction would help to further strengthening of bilateral relations.

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