Speaker calls for serious fight against terrorism
Tehran, Aug 6,Iranian Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani said the issue of terrorism has changed into a big problem for the world, adding that it needs serious attention.
He made the remarks in a meeting with the Mali National Assembly Speaker Issaka Sidibe.
The official pointed to the security crises and terrorism in certain African states and said: 'Iran has always wanted promotion of all-out ties with Mali.'
'Iran and Mali parliaments should pave the way for enhancement of two countries' cooperation,' Larijani noted.
The Mali National Assembly speaker, for his part, called the two countries' relations constructive, adding that the two states relations are promotional.
He pointed to security crisis in Mali and said: 'the crisis has become a serious trouble', adding that terrorism prevented the country's development.
Mali has planned to establish a strong Army to counter terrorist groups, the official noted.
Source: Islamic Republic News Agency