President Rouhani: Muslim countries playing key role in security

MARGARITA ISLAND, Venezuela, Sept 19, IRNA – Iranian President Hassan Rouhani in a meeting with Algerian Parliament Speaker Abdel Qader bin Salih here Sunday night underscored the important role of the Muslim and revolutionary countries in preserving and strengthening security.

‘The Muslim and revolutionary countries, particularly Iran and Algeria carry heavy burden of duty for the return of brotherhood and protecting the security of Muslims,’ President Rouhani said during the meeting on the sidelines of the 17th Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) Summit Meeting in Margarita Island in Venezuela.

The Iranian president said that the revolution of Algeria and the Islamic Revolution in Iran as two big and influential revolutions in the region have the popular and Islamic peculiarities as the two nations stood up against the arrogant powers.

President Rouhani pointed to the two countries’ vast capacities for improving health cooperation between the two countries, and said,’ The tow countries’ economic and political cooperation should strengthen and the two countries’ capabilities are aimed at boosting the security issues for strengthening regional stability.’