President Rouhani congratulated Emmanuel Macron on his election as the new President of France and expressed hope that Tehran-Paris ties be developed and deepened more than before.
Presidents message is as follows:
In the Name of Allah, the Most Beneficent, the Most Merciful
Your Excellency Mr Emmanuel Macron,
The Honourable President-elect of France,
I sincerely congratulate your election as the new President of France.
I hope that in your Excellencys term of office, we witness further development of long-standing ties between the Islamic Republic of Iran and the Republic of France to serve mutual interests.
Without a doubt, with mutual interaction and cooperation, which has a positive trend, the relations between the two countries will be developed in all fields of common political, economic and cultural interests. Therefore, I am would like to express the Islamic Republic of Irans readiness to constantly share views in mutual, regional and international issues and express hope that with your Excellencys attention, the obstacles on the path of further developing and deepening ties be removed.
I wish for health and success of your Excellency, as well as felicity and prosperity of the people of France.