Jan 27, 2014, 1:35 AM
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France interested to expand ties with Iran:Former French FM

Tehran, Jan 27, IRNA – Former French Foreign Minister Herve de Charette, in a meeting with Head of Majlis National Security and Foreign Policy Commission said his country is interested in expanding ties with Iran.

According to the report of Majlis Media Department on Sunday evening, Herve de Charette in a meeting with Aladdin Boroujerdi said that in the current situation, mutual ties should change in different areas for expansion of bilateral cooperation.

He added that the two sides must use all existing capacities in the two countries to promote cooperation level.

Boroujerdi, for his part, said there is no negative mentality in Iranians public opinion toward French nation; he expressed hope that all existing opportunities could be used for development and expansion of mutual cooperation in different aspects and upon reciprocal respect and interests.

He added it should not be allowed the positive mentality be disrupted for some incorrect policies.

The MP underlined importance of parliamentary cooperation and effective role of the parliaments in strengthening reciprocal understanding of viewpoints of the two sides. In another part of his remarks, Boroujerdi criticized the US and a number of western countries' support for terrorist groups in Syria and reminded that growth of terrorism process in Syria can endanger security and tranquility in the region and the whole world.