New York - Croatia's Parliament Speaker Josip Leko met with his counterparts from Indonesia, Iran and Albania for talks on bilateral cooperation, on the fringes of the 4th world conference of presidents of parliaments in New York, according to a press release issued by the Croatian legislature (Sabor) on Thursday.
Leko and Indonesia's Setya Novanto discussed possibilities of strengthening bilateral cooperation after the two countries' chambers of commerce signed a memorandum of cooperation. Novanto invited Leko to attend the 6th world conference of parliamentarians on the fight against corruption, set for October in Jakarta.
The Sabor head and the Iranian parliament speaker, Ali Larijani discussed the Iranian nuclear programme, and on that occasion Leko expressed satisfaction with agreement reached on that matter. Larijani invited Leko to visit Tehran at the helm of a Croatian business delegation.
Leko and the vice-president of the Albanian parliament, Valentina Leskaj, discussed possibilities for the Sabor to offer assistance to the legislature in Tirana regarding Albania's European Union membership bid. (Hina)