FM: Sierra Leone eager to strengthen ties with Iran

TEHRAN (FNA)- Sierra Leonean Foreign Minister Samuel Kamara in a meeting with Iranian President’s Chief of Staff Mohammad Nahavandian stressed his country’s enthusiasm for the enhancement of relations with Tehran.

“Freetown is keen to strengthen ties with Tehran,” Kamara said during the meeting in Tehran on Wednesday.

He congratulated Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on his landslide victory in the June 14 presidential election.

Nahavandian, for his part, said the Iranian government is determined to boost ties with the friendly and brotherly country of Sierra Leone.

He said Iran is ready to share experiences in technological, investment, energy and mine with all friendly African states including Sierra Leone.

Tehran has prioritized promotion of its economic and political ties with the African states and the country is now considered as one of the African Union’s strategic partners.

Tehran’s efforts to boost ties and cooperation with Africa have led to its acceptance as an observing member of the African Union (AU), where it has shown an active presence in the AU summit meetings.

By Fars News Agency


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