Great news: Egypt, Iran forging closer ties

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.”

He also praised Egypt for its role in the reconciliation of Fatah and Hamas. “Palestinian unity is the key factor in empowering the resistance against the Zionist enemy,” he said.