TEHRAN, Dec. 02 (Press Shia Agency) – President Rouhani has forwarded a message of felicitation to President Klaus Iohannis of Romania on the occasion of the country’s Independence Day on December 1.

In his message, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani congratulated President Klaus Iohannis and the people of Romania as they celebrated the anniversary of their independence on December 1.

President Rouhani stressed strong support for mutual efforts between the two sides for further development of relations in various fields and expansion of international cooperation.

He also prayed for the president’s continued health and success, as well as the nation’s felicity and prosperity.

The National Day of Romania, the Great Union Day, is celebrated every year on December 1, and commemorates the assembly of the delegates of ethnic Romanians held in Alba Iulia, which declared the Union of Transylvania with Romania in 1918.

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