Tehran, April 19, IRNA --The 18th international conference on the Persian Gulf will be held in Iran on June 16-17, it was reported on Saturday.
The Foreign Ministry's Bureau for International and Political Studies said in a statement that participants of the confab would discuss ways to promote regional cooperation with the aim of bolstering stability and security in the sensitive region.
Organizers of the conference (at the Foreign Ministry) hoped that the gathering would help find new ways for effective convergence and cooperation among regional states.
Iranian and foreign experts and intellectuals are to discuss ways to confront threats and challenges facing the Persian Gulf region, economic cooperation between regional states, security in Iraq and the role the regional media could play to increase regional cooperation, the statement said.
Promoting regional stability and security is a must given the rapid developments in the region, its geopolitical situation and existence of the world's huge energy resources in this part of the world.
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