Italian PM Renzi kicks off state visit to Iran

Italy's Prime Minister Matteo Renzi arrived in Tehran early Tuesday morning for a state visit including talks with Iran's President Hassan Rouhani and other senior officials. In January, the two countries signed trade cooperation agreements worth 17 billion euros. The prime minister said at a press conference following his arrival that Iran has an important and significant role in the war against terror. Renzi is being accompanied by a delegation of 250 senior figures from Italy's industrial, financial and defense sectors.  

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