IRANIAN PRESIDENT-ELECT ROHANI VISITS GRAND AYATOLLAHS

12 Jul 2013 11:19

BAKU (Azerbaijan), July 4 (Bernama) -- Iran's President-elect Hassan Rohani visited the grand ayatollahs during his travel to holy City of Qom, Azerbaijan's Trend news agency said, citing Iran's Fars news agency report on Thursday.

According to the agency report, solving the economic problems and foreign policy were top of the agenda during these talks.

Grand Ayatollah Lotfollah Safi Golpaygani said that in foreign policy "we should pay attention to cooperation and dialogue with international community".

He added that peace and friendship with other countries are the main purpose of Iran's foreign policy.

Rohani meanwhile underscored his intention to boost relations with the international community and the elimination of the nuclear dispute.

He will take the presidency in a few weeks. He has also visited other grand Ayatollahs, including Naser Makarem Shirazi and Nouri Hamadani.

-- BERNAMA

IAMS RT