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President Rouhani met with the Chairman of the State Council of Oman Yahya bin Mahfoudh al- Manthri and said: “Good capacities of the two countries for the comprehensive development of ties should be used to benefit the two nations and the region”.

 In this meeting which happened late on Thursday on the sidelines of the OIC Summit in Turkey, Dr Rouhani said that the Islamic Republic of Iran and Oman have always supported each other in different regional and international issues and added: “Oman has a special place for Iran among its neighbours and its wise regional stances towards regional issues are admirable”.

“Close and positive relations of the two countries, with regard to their strategic positions, can significantly contribute to promoting peace, stability and development in the region” continued Rouhani.

The President also added: “The Islamic Republic of Iran’s resolve to develop ties with Oman is firm and in doing so, the existing agreements and documents should be put into action as soon as possible”.

In this meeting, the Chairman of the State Council of Oman also said: “The Islamic Republic of Iran has stood by Oman as a friend, neighbouring and honest country and with regard to the Sultan of Oman’s emphasis, there is not obstacle on the way of the two countries’ relations”.

He also said that his country’s MPs back developing relations with the Islamic Republic of Iran.