Tehran, Dec 16, IRNA Foreign Ministry spokesman Mohammad-Ali Hosseini said here Sunday that Tehran and Cairo currently enjoy better understanding regarding the atmosphere of bilateral cooperation. Referring to the recent visit to Tehran of the Egyptian Deputy Foreign Minister Hussein Dirar, he said, "The two countries held good and constructive talks." "We expect Cairo to study the outcome of the talks and take further steps," he told reporters. He reiterated that settlement of marginal issues will depend on political resolve of the two countries officials. On the visit to Iraq of an Iranian delegation, Hosseini said the Iranian delegation to Iraq comprises Foreign Ministry officials as well as officials from the Supreme National Security Council (SNSC). The main objective of this trip is for the two sides to review issues which would yield more outcomes and make the American side fulfill its commitments, he added. Asked if the issue of terrorist Mujahedin-e Khalq Organization (MKO) would be included in the Iran-US talks on Iraq, Hosseini said activities of terrorist groups will be among issues to be discussed by the two sides.
Organisation of Asia-Pacific News Agencies, December 16, 2007