Iran president: No obstacle to expansion of relations with Armenia

President of Iran Hassan Rouhani called for the expansion of bilateral relations with Armenia.

On Tuesday the Iranian leader received Armenia’s newly appointed ambassador to Iran Hassan Rouhani.

“There is no obstacle to the expansion of Tehran-Yerevan relations,” President Rouhani said.

The Iranian president reiterated that Iran and Armenia have an acceptable level of cooperation in international bodies in addition to their mutual cooperation, Fars news agency reported.

President Rouhani expressed hope that Iran and Armenia would broaden their relations during the mission of the new Armenian ambassador to Tehran.

Toumanian, for his part, said that he will do his best to consolidate Armenia-Iran relations during his diplomatic mission to Tehran.

He said that both Iran and Armenia are willing to broaden their cooperation.