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Senegal envoy calls for closer ties with Iran

Senegal envoy calls for closer ties with Iran

TEHRAN, Oct. 29 (Press Shia Agency) – Senegal’s ambassador to Tehran called for a strategic plan for economic cooperation between Iran and Africa and expansion of bilateral economic ties.Senegal Ambassador to Iran Babacar Ba made the remarks during the economic and investment assembly of Iran and Africa adding that “Iran could further develop its economic relations with Africa in various...

African Union voices support for Iran N-deal

African Union voices support for Iran N-deal

TEHRAN, Oct. 16 (Press Shia Agency) – In a statement on Sun., Chairperson of the African Union Commission reiterated the AU’s full support to Iran’s nuclear deal following Trump’s recent threats to withdraw from the agreement. In the statement issued on Sunday, the Chairperson of the Commission of the African Union (AU), Moussa Faki Mahamat, reiterated the AU’s full support to the...

AU ready to consolidate ties with Iran

AU ready to consolidate ties with Iran

TEHRAN, Oct. 10 (Press Shia) – African Union (AU) officials, at a meeting with Iranian Foreign Ministry’s Director General for African Affairs Mehdi Aghajafari, welcomed development of cooperation with the Islamic Republic of Iran.On Monday, Aghajafari met and talked with authorities of the African Union at its headquarters situated in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. At separate meetings with...

A continent of hope

A continent of hope

TEHRAN, Feb. 08 (Press Shia) – Far too often, the world views Africa through the prism of problems. When I look to Africa, I see a continent of hope, promise and vast potential. I am committed to building on those strengths and establishing a higher platform of cooperation between the United Nations and the leaders and people of Africa. This is essential to advancing inclusive and...

Iran welcomes peaceful transition of power in Gambia

Iran welcomes peaceful transition of power in Gambia

TEHRAN, Jan. 23 (Press Shia Agency) – Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Ghasemi said on Sunday Iran welcomes the peaceful power trans in the Republic of The Gambia.Iran has always highy regarded the developments in the Gambia as an important Muslim country in West Africa, and welcomes collaborative efforts of the West African countries and the role of regional organizations, including the...

AU welcomes lifting of US economic sanctions on Sudan 

AU welcomes lifting of US economic sanctions on Sudan 

ADDIS ABABA, Jan. 16 (Press Shia) – Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma, Chairperson of the African Union (AU) Commission, has welcomed the lifting of economic sanctions by the United States on the Republic of Sudan.The Chairperson acknowledges the importance of this development which will allow Sudan to reengage in international trade and end the suffering of its people, said an AU statement sent on...

'Terrorism common threat to Africa, West Asia'

'Terrorism common threat to Africa, West Asia'

TEHRAN, Nov. 22 (Press Shia) – Deputy Foreign Minister Hossein Jaberi Ansari underlined that terrorism is an international problem and a common threat to the West Asia and Africa.Jaberi Ansari made the remarks in a meeting with African Union (AU) Commissioner for Peace and Security Smail Chergui in Tehran on Monday who has has been invited by Jaberi Ansari to hold talks on...

Zarif meets with AU Com. for peace in Tehran

Zarif meets with AU Com. for peace in Tehran

TEHRAN, Nov. 21 (Press Shia) – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif held talks with African Union Commissioner for Peace and Security, Smail Chergui, in Tehran on Monday.During the meeting, the two sides conferred on various fields for cooperation, common challenges particularly with regards to security, terrorism, extremism, piracy, combating drug trafficking, peacekeeping missions,...