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French President Emanuel Macron in a phone conversation congratulated his Iranian counterpart Hassan on his re-election, and highlighted the significant role the Islamic Republic plays in the fight against terrorism in the Middle East.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani congratulated French president-elect Emmanuel Macron on election win, voicing Tehran’s readiness for stronger relations with Paris in diverse fields.
Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi hailed the results of French presidential election, and expressed the hope that Tehran-Paris ties would be expanded after the new president takes the office.
France’s Louvre Museum plans to hold an exhibition of its antiquities and artefacts titled “Louvre in Tehran” in the Iranian capital for the first time in its history, an Iranian cultural heritage official said.
Finance Minister Michel Sapin announced that Paris is working on plans to issue direct loans to companies that want to invest in Iran.
The Embassy of France in Tehran granted the French Legion of Honour to Gholam-Hossein Amirkhani, a well-known Iranian calligrapher.
An Iranian lawmaker says the Parliament will investigate the veracity of allegations concerning French oil giant Total’s disclosure of secret data about Iran’s South Pars Gas Field to neighbouring Qatar.