TEHRAN, May 10 (Press Shia) – Brazil-Iran parliamentary friendship group met and talked with the Director General for Americas at Iran’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Mohammad Keshavarz Zadeh in Tehran on Thursday.

In the meeting, Keshavarz Zadeh hailed the 120-year old Iran-Brazil relations and called for expansion of ties between the two countries in the economic field.

The chairman of the Brazil-Iran parliamentary friendship group, in turn, hailed Iran’s important role in creating peace and stability in the region, expressing Brazil’s Congress readiness to further expand bilateral relations.

The visiting Brazilian lawmakers arrived in Tehran in the middle of the week and held a meeting with the Iran’s Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani on Tuesday.

Iran’s Foreign Minister and a large Iranian politico-economic delegation visited Brazil last month as part of a 4-nation tour and held meetings with different high-ranking officials there to develop economic relations with the largest South American country.

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