Khatami: Germany, Iran Starting 'New Era' in their Relations
Berlin and Tehran have begun "a new era" in their bilateral relations, Iranian President Mohammad Khatami said early Thursday at the end of a three-day trip to Germany.
"My visit was positive and important," Khatami said after his flight from Erfurt in eastern Germany landed in Tehran.
"I think that we have opened up a new era, which is in the interests of peace and stability throughout the world," he added.
"Good relations between Iran and Germany will have a positive effect on relations between Iran and the other European nations because Germany is, to a certain extent, the most powerful member of the European Union," said Khatami.
Khatami's visit to Germany was marked by protests by Iranian exiles - TEHRAN (AFP)
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