Tunisia and Iran signed “a number of economic agreements,” Iranian Minister of Industry, Mines and Commerce Mahdi Ghazanfari announced Thursday.
After his meeting with Interim Prime Minister Hamadi Jebali, he reiterated Iran’s support to the Tunisian Revolution, expressing the will of his country to strengthen its cooperation with Tunisia in the scientific, cultural, economic, social and political fields.
Iran and Tunisia share the same values of civilization, he said, noting, in this context, the “convergence of views between the two countries regarding the popular uprisings in the region.”
Prospects for developing the political and economic relations are “very positive”, he said, noting that his meeting with the prime minister has resulted in an exchange of views on ways to promote bilateral relations and hoist them up to the deep relations binding the two brotherly peoples. ”