TEHRAN, January 25. /TASS/. With the signing of a number of agreements covering a broad sphere of partnership, Iran is opening its market for Italy, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said in Rome on Monday after the ceremony of signing a package of bilateral documents worth $18.4 billion.
"The geopolitical situation of Iran, its human, energy and industrial resources offer broad possibilities for bilateral cooperation between Italy and Iran," the president said, noting that new contracts marked a new stage in bilateral cooperation.
President Hassan Rouhani also marked the importance of maintaining peace and stability in the Middle East and Mediterranean regions, noting that Tehran and Rome had experience in cooperating on issues connected with the settlement in such trouble spots as Afghanistan. ‘"We could also productively cooperate with Italy on the settlement in Libya," the president noted.