Jan 28, 2016, 8:59 PM
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Iran, France sign 20 cooperation pacts

Tehran, Jan 28, IRNA – Iran and France paved the way for considerable forward move in their political, economic, cultural and scientific relations in the post-sanctions era by signing 20 cooperation pacts.

The cooperation pacts were signed at the presence of President Hassan Rouhani and his French counterpart Francois Hollande at Elysee Palace in Paris on Thursday evening.

The roadmap document on strengthening of Iran-France bilateral ties as the first document was signed by Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and his French counterpart Laurent Fabius.

The memorandum of understanding (MoU) on communications were signed between the two countries' communications ministers and the MoU on cooperation in the field of environment and climatology was signed between the heads of the departments of environment of the two countries.

The two countries also signed an MoU on tourism and also a cooperation pact in the field of health and medicine.