During a meeting with Chairman
of the Senate of the Republic of Ireland Denis O’Donovan, Mr. Rouhani said Iran
can be a reliable source of energy for Europe.
Existence of ample
opportunities for developing cooperation between Tehran and Dublin in various
sectors was highlighted by the officials during the Tehran meeting.
Rouhani also invited Irish
businesspeople to invest in various Iranian projects, particularly mining,
petrochemical and energy ones, reported Mehr News agency.
He went on to underscore the
need to develop banking relations as the main basis for deepening trade and
economic cooperation between the two sides, adding “Iran’s foreign policy
includes three key principles such as expansion of relations with the EU,
preservation of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) and the parties'
commitment to the agreement, as well as the fight against terrorism," the
news agency added.