Georgian Foreign Minister Gela Bezhuashvili held talks with Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad in Tehran on October 23 to discuss bilateral relations, IRNA news agency reported.
President Ahmadinejad called for further broadening of mutual cooperation in commercial, investment, transportation and energy sectors.
Referring to the existing row between Russia and Georgia, the Iranian President called on both sides to show restraint in order to defuse tensions.
“No one benefits from conflicts in the region and all parties involved should exercise wisdom and self-restraint to remove tensions and further boost friendly and brotherly ties between nations. Iran is ready to fully cooperate to this end,” President Ahmadinejad.
The Georgian Foreign Minister, for his part, called for the promotion of ties between the two countries mainly in the energy sector and invited the Iranian President to pay an official visit to Georgia, according to IRNA.