DUSHANBE , January 19, Asia-Plus -  IRNA – During his stay in Iran , President Rahmonov called on the Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei.

In the course of the talks the two discussed matters being of mutual concern, as well as regional and international development, according to IRNA.   Khamenei noted that the people and the leadership of Iran were candid friends of the people of Tajikistan .

“One of the main tasks of three Persian-speaking countries promoting strengthening of power and international authority of Iran , Tajikistan and Afghanistan is expansion and promotion of the Persian language,” Ali Seyed Khamenei said.  

At the same time, he stressed the necessity of implementation of agreements that had been signed between Tajikistan and Iran on cooperation in the areas of politics, economics, science and education.  

Khamenei noted that Iran has good potentials for training of skilled personnel for Tajikistan .   

Tajik president, for his part, described his visit to Iran as fruitful and said the visit would be considered as a turning point for expansion of special and extensive relations between the two countries.