Armenian Parliament speaker Ararat Mirzoyan met on Monday with the chair of the Iranian Mejlis Ali Larijani, Armenian Parliament’s press service reported.

Ali Larijani, welcoming Mirzoyan, noted that the relations between the two countries are fraternal, as evidenced by the official visit of Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan to Iran.

Congratulating Mirzoyan on his election as chair of the parliament, the head of the Mejlis of the IRI addressed parliamentary cooperation and the intensification of economic relations between the two countries.

Mirzoyan noted that the friendly relations between Armenia and Iran are based on centuries-old historical and cultural ties, and expressed confidence that the interaction between the two countries will also develop at the parliamentary level.

During the meeting, the sides discussed deepening of cooperation in high technologies, energy carriers and other areas.

Ali Larijani invited the Armenian Parliament speaker to visit Iran.