Chabahar Port development, major step in linking countries in region
Tehran (KNA) - In a meeting with Afghan President Ashraf Ghani, Iranian President Rouhani stressed the significance of Chabahar Port for fostering transit routes and linking countries in the region.
In the meeting with the President of Afghanistan Ashraf Ghani on Saturday in China before the SCO Summit, President Hassan Rouhani voiced Iran's readiness to help establish and sustain peace, as well as to fight terrorism in Afghanistan.
"The Iranian nation has always stood by the Afghan nation in the past 40 years and, as two neighbouring countries on friendly terms, we enjoy common culture, security and business interests," he added.
Rouhani welcomed further development of relations between the two countries in political, economic, security, and cultural fields, saying "the development of Chabahr Port is a major step in fostering transit routes and linking the countries of the region, including Central Asia to the Persian Gulf."