Iranian President Hassan Rouhani says Iran and Indonesia must boost their consultations and cooperation to combat terrorism and settle current issues in the Muslim world.
Iran has strongly condemned the recent string of deadly explosions that rocked the Indonesian capital, Jakarta, saying the perpetrators of the “inhumane” act must be brought to justice.
Indonesian Foreign Minister Retno Marsudi is to visit Iran and Saudi Arabia as his President’s especial envoy with a message of peace.
The Iranian and Indonesian presidents have discussed issues of mutual interest as well as regional and international developments in Jakarta.
President Rouhani says Iran and Indonesia are two leading Islamic nations that have paid a huge price for their fight against extremism and terrorism.
President Rouhani has extended his deep condolences to his Indonesian opposite number and nation for losing loved ones to the tragic crash of AirAsia flight QZ8501.
Iranian art works, traditional costumes, calligraphy and paintings are on display in an Iranian festival of culture and arts in Jakarta.