پایگاه اطلاع‌رسانی ریاست‌جمهوری اسلامی ایرانپایگاه اطلاع‌رسانی ریاست‌جمهوری اسلامی ایرانhttp://www.president.irSun, 25 Aug 2019 09:31:30 +0430Sun, 25 Aug 2019 09:31:30 +04302024 Islamic Republic’s priority is to develop ties with India / Indian PM to visit Iran Dr.Rouhani in a meeting with Indian Foreign Minister :President Hassan Rouhani said that Iran and India enjoy common historical and cultural roots, describing the two countries as &ldquo;reliable partners.&rdquo;President Hassan Rouhani said that Iran and India enjoy common historical and cultural roots, describing the two countries as &ldquo;reliable partners.&rdquo;<br /> President said during his Friday meeting with Indian Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj on the sidelines of a summit of the Shangahi Cooperation Organization (SCO) in the Tajik capital, Dushanbe.<br /> Iran welcomes presence of Indian investors in its energy projects as well as development of Southeastern port of Chabahar, President Rouhani added.<br /> Recalling cooperation between Tehran and New Delhi in the energy sector, Dr.Rouhani said that many countries are keen to invest in Iran. He, however, underlined that the Islamic Republic&rsquo;s priority is to develop ties with regional countries, including India, which he said is a powerful regional partner for Iran.<br /> President Hassan Rouhani has invited Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi to travel to Iran for talks on the expansion of bilateral ties.<br /> &ldquo;We hope to see a new chapter in relations between the two countries,&rdquo; Dr.Rouhani said.<br /> The Indian foreign minister, for his part, said Iran is a reliable partner for India as well as one of the main suppliers of energy for his country. <br /> She welcomed expansion of all-out ties with Iran.<br /> It is expected that Indian prime minister will pay a visit to Iran in the next year, Swaraj said.<br /> <br /> http://www.president.ir/fa/808122014-09-12 11:56:0937182