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May 4, 2011 10:08 am

First Phone Call: Iranian and Egyptian Ties Grow Warmer

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Ynet – Iranian Foreign Minister Ali Akbar Salehi spoke with his Egyptian counterpart Nabil al-Araby on Monday evening for the first time since the uprising in Egypt.

Salehi said at press conference on Tuesday that cooperation with Egypt, especially in the political arena, “will help establish stability, security and peace in the region.”

During their telephone chat, Salehi and Araby discussed developments in the Middle East, including the Fatah- Hamas unity agreement. The two ministers are expected to meet at the end of the month at the Nonaligned Movement meeting in Bally, Indonesia.

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