Spokeswoman meets with Armenian Radio, TV delegation

Tehran, Feb 20, IRNA – Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman Marzieh Adkham, in a meeting with Armenian media delegation, discussed issues of mutual interest with them.

According to the report of Foreign Ministry website on Wednesday, Afkham, by explaining new government constructive interaction, underlined Iran’s priority for expansion of ties with neighboring countries including Armenia.

Referring to old and historical background of ties between Iran and Armenia upon peaceful co-existence, Afkham mentioned good ties between Tehran and Yerevan in economic, and trade fields.

She expressed hope that by this visit and reciprocal meetings between media delegations and signing and implementing media cooperation agreements between organizations of Radio and TV of the two countries, we witness development and expansion of cooperation and relations in the field of media.

Afkham underlined important and effective role of mass media to strengthen and deepen ties and communications between countries, adding that media can help more recognition and knowledge of capacities and possibilities of the countries for preparing ground to develop relations.

Head of national commission on Television and Radio of Armenia Gagik Buniatyan, in the meeting felicitated anniversary of Islamic Revolution victory to Iranian government and nation.

Expressing pleasure with his first visit to Iran in a framework of a media delegation of directors of Armenia TV networks, Buniatyan expressed hope that the visit would be a new era for more interaction and cooperation between Iran and Armenia in the field of media.

Armenian Ambassador to Tehran Grigor Arakelyan, for his part, appreciated Iran’s embassy efforts to coordinate the visit and good hospitality of the IRIB and expressed hope that the visit could be a beginning of development and expansion of cooperation between the two neighboring countries in the new field of media.



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