پایگاه اطلاع‌رسانی ریاست‌جمهوری اسلامی ایرانپایگاه اطلاع‌رسانی ریاست‌جمهوری اسلامی ایرانhttp://www.president.irTue, 18 Jun 2019 08:12:27 +0430Tue, 18 Jun 2019 08:12:27 +04302024 Iran keen to boosting ties with Asian countries President in a meeting with Singapore Foreign Minister:President Hassan Rouhani says the Iranian government is determined to improve relations with Asian countries.President Hassan Rouhani says the Iranian government is determined to improve relations with Asian countries.<br /> In a meeting with Singaporean Minister of Foreign Affairs K Shanmugam in Tehran on Monday, Rouhani said Singapore has an important position in Asia and plays an active role in the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN).<br /> &ldquo;The Islamic Republic of Iran can connect ASEAN to ECO (Economic Cooperation Organization),&rdquo; the Iranian president added.<br /> He noted that Iran and Singapore have capacities to boost trade, commercial, financial and banking cooperation.<br /> He said joint investment in the tourism sector can strengthen mutual cultural interaction.<br /> &ldquo;Iran and Singapore have good cooperation in international circles to support each other,&rdquo; Dr.Rouhani pointed out.<br /> The Singaporean minister, for his part, said a strong and independent Iran can play a leading role in Asia.<br /> Singapore seeks avenues for increasing its interactions with Iran and cultural cooperation plays an important role in this regard, Shanmugam added. http://www.president.ir/fa/754002014-02-24 15:29:327538036182147483