Rouhani & Mohamed Sad Ouro-Sama

Iran favors closer ties with African nations: President

TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani said Iran attaches great significance to friendly relations with African nations, including Togo.
In a Tuesday meeting with Togo’s new accredited ambassador to Iran, the president voiced Tehran’s readiness to broaden ties with Lomé in economic, cultural and political arenas.

He also called for closer interaction between Iran and the West African nation in the fight against terrorism and settlement of regional and international conflicts.

For his part, Mohamed Sad Ouro-Sama said his country’s president has praised Iran’s role in the establishment of peace and stability in the region and in the war on terrorism.

He also called for promotion of all-out ties between the two countries.

Expansion of relations with African nations in all fields is top on the agenda of Iran’s foreign policy.

President Rouhani has repeatedly stressed his administration’s interest in boosting relations with African states.

By Tasnim News Agency