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Iran welcomes pro-Syrian stances of African Union: Ghasemi

Iran welcomes pro-Syrian stances of African Union: Ghasemi

TEHRAN, Apr. 18 (Press Shia) – Bahram Ghasemi, the Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman, referred to the statement issued by the Chairperson of African Union Commission on Syria on Monday, and hailed the approached undertaken by the African body.“We welcome the statement issued by the African Union on developments in Syria in which the chemical attack was condemned and at the same time a...

UN says world not at peace without African conflicts solved 

UN says world not at peace without African conflicts solved 

ADDIS ABABA, Jan. 27 (Press Shia Agency) –The United Nations on Saturday highlighted the importance of solving African conflicts to world peace and development.While attending the 30th African Union (AU) summit in Ethiopia, UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres said the global development would not have success if Africa fails to take advantage of its youth dividend. "The international...

Over 40 African leaders, UN chief to attend AU summit 

Over 40 African leaders, UN chief to attend AU summit 

ADDIS ABABA, Jan. 24 (Press Shia Agency) – Heads of states of more than 40 African nations and UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres will attend the 30th AU summit, an Ethiopian official said Wednesday.Speaking to journalists, Workneh Gebeyehu, Ethiopian foreign minister, said the leaders are expected to discuss political and security matters affecting African countries and reforming the...

African Union, UN demand end to hostilities in S Sudan

African Union, UN demand end to hostilities in S Sudan

NEW YORK, Jan. 13 (Press Shia) – The African Union and the United Nations demanded an end to the clashes in South Sudan and condemned the recent violations of the cessation of hostilities agreement through a joint statement.The president of the Commission of the African Union, Moussa Faki Mahamat, and the UN Secretary General, António Guterres, expressed their rejection of the actions that...

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...

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