Tehran, August 21, IRNA - President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad and Qatari Emir Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa al-Thani on Thursday held talks on the latest developments in the region, exploring ways for upgrading Iran-Qatar relations.
Ahmadinejad expressed satisfaction with expansion of bilateral cooperation in different fields, which can be fruitful for both countries as well as the region and the Muslim World.
In the meeting, Iranian president underscored the need for bolstering joint ventures, and holding discussions for settling regional and international issues.
He further noted that the enemies of regional countries have got disappointed with knowing the decision of Iran and regional nations for consultations to expand cooperation.
Expressing readiness for holding a joint conference for resolving regional issues in the near future, Ahmadinejad hoped that such conferences would help bilateral and multilateral cooperation in the Middle East.
Ahmadinejad, who is also the head of Iran's Supreme National Security Council said that the Islamic Republic of Iran calls for peace, security and stability in all regional countries, noting that Iran is interested in coexistence with all nations.
Qatari Emir, for his part, explained the latest developments in the region, saying that Iran and Qatar enjoy friendly and are expanding mutual relations.
Pointing to the fact that cooperation among Muslim countries in the region will help make closer the regional nations, he noted that the West tries to tarnish the good relations between regional states and the Islamic Republic of Iran.
"Western countries resort to certain pretexts in a bid to sabotage Iranian relations with the regional nations, but, joint cooperation among countries of the Middle East can foil all conspiracies of the enemies," he added.
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