IRNA – Chairman of the Majlis National Security and Foreign Policy Committee Alaeddin Boroujerdi said on Wednesday that recent victories over terrorist groups in the region are indebted to axis of Resistance.
Boroujerdi made the remarks in a meeting with Head of Egypt’s Interest Section in Tehran Yaser Othman on Wednesday.
These victories have disappointed those backing the terrorist groups financially or providing them with military apparatus, Boroujerdi said.
The Islamic Republic of Iran and Egypt with profound historical affinities and cooperation play effective role in resolving regional issues, he said.
Referring to the Farwell bids uttered by the terrorist Daesh (ISIS) terrorist leader, he said these victories over the groups should be regarded as a blessing from God which were achieved through resistance and cooperation with the resistance in the region disappointing those backing them financially or militarily and brought them shame, he said.
Iran and Egypt could broaden cooperation in tourism industry, he said.
Head of Egypt Interest Section in Tehran, for his part, said the expansion of relations with Iran plays very significant and key role in the Middle East region.
Having historical, religious and cultural commonalities between Iran and Egypt have created suitable opportunities for both sides to broaden relations and this should be seized, he said.
Tehran and Cairo have identical stances in fight against terrorism and use of political means instead of military confrontation in resolving regional crisis, he said.
In the meeting, he also expressed hope for the nsion of relations and cooperation between the two countries.