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The Islamic Republic of Iran and the Swiss Confederation announced in a joint statement that the two countries have drawn up a road-map of bilateral and long-term relations in mutual, regional, and multilateral fields.
With vote counting underway, Assembly of Experts results are being released as more ballots are counted.
President Hassan Rouhani here on Saturday emphasized the need for fostering joint cooperation in counter-terrorism efforts across the world.
This rolling coverage of Iran’s Parliament elections publishes final results officially announced by Interior Ministry’s Elections Headquarters.
President Hassan Rouhani praised the nation’s exceptional turnout of in the elections and said their massive participation created very glamorous and spectacular scenes.
Iran’s Interior Ministry spokesman said on Saturday morning that early results from Friday’s parliamentary and Assembly of Experts elections show that more than 33 million people have voted as of this time.
Swiss President Johann Schneider-Amman in a Sat. presser with Iranian counterpart Rouhani vowed to help Iran to obtain full membership to World Trade Organization.
Iran’s Interior Ministry said the final results of the Friday parliamentary and Assembly of Experts Elections will be declared on Tuesday, although results of final vote counts in smaller towns and cities will be declared on Saturday and Sunday.
Iran and Switzerland are expected to resume negotiations on energy cooperation including a gas agreement which was signed in 2008 as the Swiss President Johann Schneider-Ammann arrived here on Friday for bilateral negotiations following removal of anti-Iran sanctions.
Ali Akbar-Velayati, a top adviser to Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Sayyed Ali Khamenei is likely to take part in Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) seminar in Russia, a Russian source said.