Mahmoud Abbas congratulates Iranians on New Year

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas attends a meeting with Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro at Miraflores Palace in Caracas May 16, 2014. Abbas is on an official visit to Venezuela. REUTERS/Jorge Silva (VENEZUELA  - Tags: POLITICS) - RTR3PJFX

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas attends a meeting with Venezuela’s President Nicolas Maduro at Miraflores Palace in Caracas May 16, 2014. Abbas is on an official visit to Venezuela. REUTERS/Jorge Silva (VENEZUELA – Tags: POLITICS) – RTR3PJFX

TEHRAN, March 10 (MNA) –Palestinian Authority Mahmoud Abbas has congratulated the Iranians on the Persian New Year.

Agence France-Presse reported that statement by Mahmoud Abbas expressed hopes for fraternity and cooperation among all countries in the region.

Abbas also hoped that Nowruz would provide a good opportunity for strengthening the ties in the region in line with serving the nations’ rights and stability in the region.

By Mehr News Agency