Vice president hopes for expansion of ties with DPRK

TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Iran’s First Vice-President Eshaq Jahangiri said he hopes that bilateral relations between Iran and the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) would enhance in all fields in the future.

In a Wednesday message to Premier of the DPRK Pak Pong-ju, Jahangiri expressed the hope that the efforts by both countries’ officials would usher in further expansion of relations in all fields of mutual interest at bilateral, regional and international levels.

The message was sent on the occasion of the 65th anniversary of formation of the DPRK.

On July 27, an Iranian parliamentary delegation traveled to Pyongyang on the occasion of the 60th anniversary of North Korea’s Fatherland Liberation War Day.

“In our meeting with North Korea’s vice president, we had consultations about expansion of bilateral relations, commercial and economic ties, as well as mutual cooperation in political activities of the Non-Aligned Movement,” Mousarreza Servati, an Iranian lawmaker and member of Iran-North Korea Parliamentary Friendship Group said after returning from Pyongyang.

By Tasnim News Agency


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