Deputy FM: Good ties with Tunisia example of Iran’s relations with North African states

TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister Hossein Amir Abdollahian underlined that the good relations between Tehran and Tunis set an example of Iran’s relations with North African countries.

Amir Abdollahian stressed Iran’s support for the Tunisian government and nation in line with their revolutionary goals, and said Tehran favors promotion of bilateral ties with Tunis.

Addressing a team of Tunisian reporters in Tehran, he noted that relationship between Iran and Tunisia is an outstanding example of Iran’s ties with North African states, specially after the extensive political developments in the region over the past years.

In January, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and Tunisian Ambassador to Tehran Khaled Zitouni voiced their countries’ willingness to consolidate the bilateral relations between the two brotherly states.

In the meeting, Zarif praised Tunisia as a flag bearer of progressive movements in the North Africa, and underscored that Iran is resolve to promote ties with Tunis in all spheres.

Zitouni, for his part, underlined the need for expansion of Tehran-Tunis ties, particularly in economic and cultural fields and expressed optimism that the two countries would promote their relations in various areas in the future.

By Fars News Agency


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