Abbas sends Nowruz greetings to Iranian people
Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas sen his holiday greetings to the Iranian people for the Nowruz holiday being marked Friday, and wished them continued prosperity and progress.


Abbas expressed hope that the occasion would be an opportunity to strengthen the bonds of brotherhood and cooperation among all countries of the region, in order to serve the interests and stability of all peoples, Ma'an reported him as saying.


Nowruz, Ma'an explianed, marks the first day of spring and the beginning of the Iranian calendar year, which is based on an ancient Zoroastrian calendar correlated to the seasons.