Spokesman for the Foreign Ministry Bahram Qasemi on Monday extended congratulations to the French people and government on the victory of Emmanuel Macron in the recent presidential election in the European nation.

Welcoming the result of the May 7 presidential race in France, Qasemi expressed hope that Tehran and Paris would witness development of relations in line with both sides’ national interests during the tenure of the new President.

As due grounds have been prepared in recent years for further bilateral ties between Iran and France, Qasemi expressed hope the two nations would experience enhancement of cooperation regarding the capacities yielded by the two countries.

Macron is now the French President-elect winning 66% of the vote and defeating his rival Marine Le Pen.


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