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FM: New Delhi visit boosts Iran-India’s ‘centuries-old friendship’

Tehran, Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Saturday that the visit to India by Iranian President Hassan Rouhani firmly cemented centuries-old friendship between the two nations.

'President Hassan Rouhani's State visit to India resulted in many agreements on trade and cooperation, but more importantly, firmly cemented centuries-old friendship between our two nations,' Zarif wrote on his official Twitter account.

President Rouhani who travelled to India on Thursday for a three-day trip, arrived in New Delhi after a two-day stay in Hyderabad. He was officially welcomed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Source: Islamic Republic News Agency


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