Thursday, January 28, 2010

New partnership between Iran & Libya

Iran’s Foreign Minister Manouchehr Mottaki says the Islamic Republic and Libya will set up economic, political and cultural committees to promote bilateral ties.

We hope that with the formation of these committees a new era of partnership will begin between the two countries”, Mottaki said in a meeting with Libyan Prime Minister Baghdadi Mahmudi in Tripoli, IRNA reported on Friday.

The two sides discussed the prospects of developing joint oil and gas projects and constructing factories, roads and hospitals.

For his turn, the Libyan prime minister said that he would make sure necessary measures were taken to support all Iranian firms, who are willing to establish joint companies in Libya.

Mottaki also met his Libyan counterpart Musa Kusa on Friday. Bilateral relations between the two countries and the recent developments in the international arena were among the issues discussed in the meeting.


Iran and Libya have formed parliamentary friendship group, said a member of Iran's Parliament National Security and Foreign Policy Commission Heshmatollah Falahatpisheh.

Iran-Libya group involves 11 parliamentarians and Libya-Iran group includes 15 members, he said.

The two sides will pursue the issue of Shiite Leader Imam Musa Sadr and expansion of Iran-Libya relations, he told ISNA.

The parliament member then continued Libyan Parliament Speaker has invited his Iranian counterpart Ali Larijani to visit the country.


1 comment:

  1. Do you have the news about Imam Sadr these days in Libya?