Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani and the Foreign Minister of North Korea Ri Su-yong met on Tuesday in Tehran to discuss mutual concerns.
Expressing happiness with the two countries’ past relations, Rouhani said that the two countries have been in good relations and expressed hope that cooperation between the two will expand, especially in terms of trade.
"Enhancing talks and cooperation among Iranian and Korean can result in improving relations between the two countries,” the Iranian president said.
Pointing to security issues over the Korean peninsula he asserted "Some countries pursue warmongering schemes in the region and in the entire world, but peace and security will stay under the good offices of leaders and officials.”
The Korean diplomat in his turn conveyed the N. Korean leader’s warm regards to Rouhani and said "There is a deep, old bond between the two countries which we intend to strengthen in various sections, especially economy and trade.”
He also appreciated Iran’s steadfast insistence on its nuclear rights and attempts to maintain regional security.
The Koran government and nation endorse the Iranian nation and government’s resistance, he stated.