Iran-PGCC Ties Enter New Era

A008708011.jpgTEHRAN (FNA) Kuwaiti Foreign Minister Muhammad al-Sabah al-Salim al-Sabah said relations between Iran and the Persian Gulf Cooperation Council (PGCC) states have entered a new era following presence by Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad at the recent PGCC summit in Doha, Qatar.Al-Sabah, who arrived here on Tuesday to attend the first meeting of Iran-Kuwait joint economic commission, made the remarks in talks with Iranian Foreign Minister Manouchehr Mottaki.

He further noted the two countries’ good relations, and said that Iran-Kuwait ties have also entered a new era.

The Kuwaiti top diplomat reiterated that Ahmadinejad’s Doha visit further deepened and expanded ties between Iran and the PGCC member states, saying that the two sides would witness new potentials in their mutual and regional ties due to the same event.

For his part, Mottaki noted the two countries’ good relations, and said, “A new phase has started in the development of (Iran-Kuwait) relations and this new approach is a product of the political resolve of senior Iranian and Kuwaiti officials.”

The minister stressed that Iran-Kuwait diplomatic ties are dominated by a friendly atmosphere, which he viewed as the best capital for the two states to advance their mutual affairs.

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