Belgian PM meets Iranian President in New York

IRNA – Belgian Prime Minister Charles Michel held talks with Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on issues of mutual interests on the sidelines of the 73rd session of the UN General Assembly.

Michel’s meeting with Rouhani revealed the fact that despite US unilateralism Belgium would like to improve and expand relations with Iran. The meeting took place at the residence of the Iranian president in New York.

During his stay in New York, Rouhani has far held meetings with American political elites, his Cuban, Bolivian and Turkish counterparts, head of the International Olympic Committee, director of the International Monetary Fund, Chief Executive of Afghanistan and Norwegian prime minister.

The Iranian president also delivered speeches at the UN General Assembly and a meeting commemorating late South African leader Nelson Mandela besides giving interviews to NBC, CNN and PBS networks.

He is also scheduled to hold talks with the French president and British prime minister.