Oct 1, 2018, 1:13 PM
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Iran president hails long-standing German ties

Tehran, Oct 1, IRNA- Iran's president, in a message, congratulated Federal Republic of Germany's National Day, saying the long-standing history of relations between the two countries has paved the way for deepening cooperation in many fields.

'I would like to extend my sincerest congratulations to Your Excellency on the occasion of the National Day of the Federal Republic of Germany', read part of President Hassan Rouhani's message to the president of Germany, Frank-Walter Steinmeier, a copy of which obtained by the Islamic Republic News Agency (IRNA) on Monday.

The long-standing history of ties between the two countries has laid the foundation for further deepening of bilateral cooperation in various regional and international areas, President Rouhani further said in the message.

He said the important position of Iran in Western Asia and the Federal Republic of Germany in Europe, as well as the willpower of the two countries to peacefully resolve global challenges, have laid the ground for growing cooperation in promoting stability in the world.

Iran's president concluded his message by wishing health and success for the president of Germany and prosperity and felicity for the people of the Federal Republic.

October 3rd is the National Day of Germany which commemorates the anniversary of German reunification in 1990.

On this day, West and East Germany put an end to 45 years of war which had began in the aftermath of World War II.

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