Abu Dhabi, March 6, IRNA-Deputy Foreign Minister Mehdi Mostafavi and Deputy Emir and Prime Minister of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) Sheikh Mohammad ben Rashid al-Maktoum stressed Monday expansion of relations between Iran and UAE in all areas.
Mostafavi lauded al-Maktoum on his efforts in strengthening bilateral ties and invited him for a state visit to Tehran.
Mostafavi also briefed the Dubai's ruler on the Iranians positions on Iraq and Palestinians developments, and described the trend of Iran-Russia talks on Tehran resolve in acquiring peaceful nuclear technology.
In the meeting, which was also attended by Iranian ambassador to UAE and several UAE ministers, Sheikh Mohammad also voiced his country's resolve in strengthening bilateral relations.
He also said exchange of officials visits between the two countries is beneficial in improving political and economic relations.
Also, Deputy head of Iran Atomic Energy Organization for Technical Affairs Khalili presented a report on the quality of construction of the Bushehr nuclear powerplant under the supervision of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA).
Mostafavi, who has included the UAE in his tour to the Persian Gulf Cooperation Council (PGCC) member states, will explore every avenue with Emirati officials for boosting bilateral ties.
The official started his regional tour by traveling to Qatar, where he submitted a written message from Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad to the Qatari Emir Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa al-Thani on Friday, inviting him to pay a visit to Tehran.
Deputy Foreign Minister Mehdi Mostafavi in a meeting with the Ruler of Abu Dhabi Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al-Nahyan on Monday submitted the written message of President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad to him.
In the president's message, bilateral ties, latest developments in the region and the need to strengthen cooperation among Islamic states under the present sensitive regional conditions were underlined.
He expressed satisfaction with the current level of bilateral ties and said that exchange of views among the regional Islamic states is of great importance.
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