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IRAN EXPECTS TO SIGN CREDIT LINE DEAL WITH ITALY FOR SMOOTHER TIES

TEHRAN, Iranian President, Hassan Rouhani, said on Saturday, that, he expected to sign the credit line agreement with Italy, for smoother relations between the two countries.

In a letter to his Italian counterpart, Sergio Mattarella, Rouhani said, signing a credit line agreement would pave the way for easy and accelerated implementation of the documents, that the two sides have already signed, Tasnim news agency reported.

He also congratulated the Italian leader and nation, on the Republic Day, and hailed the growing ties with Italy in recent years.

"Constructive interaction and growing ties with the friendly country, Italy, as a major member of the European Union, on the basis of mutual respect and interests, has been a priority for the Islamic republic, over the past few years," the Iranian president said.

Rouhani visited Italy in Jan, 2016, during which the two countries signed a road map for development of ties, in political, economic, cultural, tourism, scientific and technological fields.-- NNN-IRNA

Source: NAM NEWS NETWORK


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