Iran, Djibouti underline expansion of all-out ties

TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani and his Djiboutian counterpart Edris Arnato emphasized the need for both Tehran and Djibouti City to do their best to pave the ground for the further promotion of bilateral ties in all sectors.

Upon arrival in Djibouti City on Friday, Larijani said cooperation between Iran and Djibouti is developing and right now, there is extensive cooperation, especially in trade, between the two countries.

Larijani went on to say that Djibouti is located in an important area of the world.

Arnato, for his part, voiced his country’s enthusiasm for utilizing each and every capacity and potential to develop mutual cooperation.

Iran is an observing member of the African Union (AU) and has shown an active presence in previous AU summit meetings.

The country is considered as one of the AU’s strategic partners along with India, Japan, China, several South American states and Turkey, while Tehran is also believed to be prioritizing promotion of its economic and political ties with the African states.

By Fars News Agency


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