IRAN’S EDUCATION MINISTER DISCUSSES BILATERAL TIES WITH TOP ARMENIAN OFFICIALS
YEREVAN, JUNE 15, ARMENPRESS: Chief of Armenian president’s staff,
Artashes Tumanian convened today in Yerevan with the visiting education
minister of Iran, Morteza Haji. Tumanian is also a cochairman of
Iranian-Armenian intergovernmental commission for economic cooperation.
The press service of Armenian president said the two men discussed a
wide scope of bilateral relations and emphasized the need to expand
these relations. They, particularly, spoke about expanding scientific
and educational cooperation parallel to boosting economic ties.
Tumanian was quoted as saying that the wider Armenian-Iranian ties the
stronger intergovernmental ties will become. Morteza Haji was quoted
as saying that regardless of who is elected Iranian next president
the ties between the two friendly nations and bilateral cooperation
plans will not change. The Iranian minister was also received today
by prime minister Andranik Margarian, who conveyed his condolences
on the occasion of a wave of bombings in Iran that claimed several
lives. Margarian said he believes that these developments would not
effect the June 17 polls.