08 Jun '11, 1pm

Iranian official visits S'pore

Iranian official visits S'pore

SINGAPORE: The Speaker of the Islamic Consultative Assembly of Iran, Dr Ali Larijani, called on Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong, on Wednesday morning. Dr Larijani is in Singapore on a two-day official visit. Mr Lee and Dr Larijani discussed a range of issues, including developments in the Middle East. Mr Lee said while Singapore would like to strengthen economic relations with Iran, this was constrained by the United Nations Security Council sanctions currently in place. He emphasised while Singapore supported the right of all countries to pursue a peaceful nuclear programme, as enshrined in the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons, Singapore believed that all rights came with corresponding responsibilities and obligations. Mr Lee also said it was in Iran's interest to cooperate fully with the International Atomic Energy Agency and the international community ...

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