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Iran, Ireland stress boost of parliamentary ties

Tehran, June 17, IRNA – Visiting Iranian Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani and Speaker of Ireland House of Representative Sean Barrett stressed boost of parliamentary relations.

The two officials in a meeting on Tuesday emphasized boost of bilateral relations.

Larijani had also a meeting with President of Ireland Senate Paddy Burke.

During the meeting, Larijani underlined use of all capacities to enhance parliamentary ties.

Heading a high-ranking delegation, Ali Larijani left Tehran for Dublin on Monday at the invitation of the Parliament Speaker of Ireland Seán Barrett.

Larijani met senior Irish officials during the two-day visit and discussed ways to strengthen bilateral relations and economic development.

Larijani’s visit comes after Irish President Michael D. Higgins visited Iran to hold talks on furthering cooperation on legal issues and investment in various fields.

Larijani will stay in the North Atlantic country until June 17.

By IRNA