Iran VP confers with former Chilean president

IRNA – Iranian vice president on Sunday discussed issues of mutual interest with the former president of Chile.

Iran’s Vice President for Legal Affairs Laya Joneydi conferred with Michelle Bachelet, the former Chilean president on civil rights and women status in Iran’s post-revolution era.

She also expressed concern over the deteriorating conditions of women and children in Yemen, Palestine and parts of Syria.

The Iranian vice president wished success for the outgoing Chilean president in her new post in the UN.

During the meeting, the former Chilean president, for her part, referred to development of ties between the two countries in his tenure and voiced hope for continuation of this approach.