Tehran, April 13, IRNA - President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad held talks with his visiting Armenian counterpart Serzh Sargsyan in Tehran on issues of mutual interests Monday evening. Sargsyan heading a high ranking political-economic delegation arrived in Tehran on Monday.
He was officially welcomed by Iran's Foreign Minister Manouchehr Mottaki.
The Armenian president is in Iran on an official two-day visit and is to confer with high ranking Iranian officials on expansion of mutual relations.
The Armenian president is to meet with the Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad and a number of other high-ranking officials.
He is also expected to meet Majlis Speaker Ali Larijani and Secretary of the Supreme National Security Council (SNSC) Saeed Jalili.
The Armenian president and his entourage are to discuss expansion of mutual relations, regional as well as global developments with Iranian officials.
It is expected that that draft of a memorandum of understanding on rail transport cooperation will be finalized during Sarkisian's stay in Tehran.
Mottaki and Armenian Energy Minister Armen Movsesian last week called for removal of barriers and expediting bilateral cooperation based on previously signed agreements.
... Payvand News - 04/13/09 ... --