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Friday, 29 January 2016 11:30

Iran-France cooperation to deepen in economy, science, culture

President of the Islamic Republic of Iran Hassan Rouhani and President of the Republic of France Francois Hollande told reporters in a press conference after 20 cooperation agreements were inked that the move indicates Tehran and Paris serious resolve to have common cooperation, Caspian Energy News ( reports with reference to the press service of the President of Iran.

In this press conference which was held late on Thursday, President Rouhani described his negotiations with President Hollande and the heads of major French companies as fruitful and favourable and said: “Cooperation between Iran and France is not merely economic and both countries will deepen their scientific and cultural ties which go back to more than 100 years”.

Referring to the global summit on environment in France, he added: “Iran will accompany France and other countries of the world in this summit and we are eager to cooperate in this field”.

He said: “Iran will be committed to all his promises in JCPOA and its appendices until the other side does so”.

In this press conference, President Hollande expressed satisfaction over President Rouhani’s trip to France and said: “Cementing Tehran-Paris ties can be beneficial to both nations, the region, and the world”.

Stressing that Paris is determined to revitalise its relations with Iran, Hollande said: “During Dr Rouhani’s trip, good agreements were made between the two governments and the private sectors of both countries and France is committed to putting all of them into action”.

Saying that Iran and France are two great countries, he said: “Iran and France have deep cultural commonalities and therefore they can have close and extensive cooperation with each other”.

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