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Iran ready to export cooperatives’ products to Kenya

Iran ready to export cooperatives’ products to Kenya

TEHRAN, Jan. 22 (Press Shia) – Chairman of Iran Chamber of Cooperatives Bahman Abdollahi pointed to make use of capacities of cooperatives sector between Iran and Kenya and export of products manufactured by the cooperative societies of the two countries and said, “Islamic Republic of Iran has voiced its readiness to strengthen cooperation and interaction in the field of...

Pres. Rouhani felicitates Kenyan counterpart on re-election

Pres. Rouhani felicitates Kenyan counterpart on re-election

TEHRAN, Nov. 20 (Press Shia) – In a message cabled on Monday, President Hassan Rouhani felicitated Uhuru Kenyatta on his reelection as the president of Kenya.President Rouhani expressed the hope that Kenyatta’s new term would result in further expansion of relations between Iran and Kenya. The Iranian president also wished health and success for President Kenyatta and prosperity for the...

Zarif talks with counterparts on bilateral ties

Zarif talks with counterparts on bilateral ties

TEHRAN, Jul. 14 (Press Shia) – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif talked with foreign ministers of Azerbaijan, Kyrgyzstan, Kenya and the Republic of Kazakhstan on Friday.In a phone conversation with counterparts of Azerbaijan, Kyrgyzstan, Kenya and the Kazakhstan Elmar Mammadyarov, Erlan Abdyldaev, Jomo Kenyatta and Kairat Abdrakhmanov, respectively, Zarif exchanged views on...

Over 1mn children flee South Sudan: UN

Over 1mn children flee South Sudan: UN

JUBA, May 08 (Press Shia) – Two UN agencies said Monday that over 1 million children have fled South Sudan due to escalating armed conflict.Latest figures by UN Children's Fund (UNICEF) and the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) show that children make up 62 percent of the more than 1.8 million refugees from South Sudan and that most have arrived in Uganda, Kenya, Ethiopia and Sudan.   ...

UNHCR repatriates 4753 Somali refugees in 2 weeks

UNHCR repatriates 4753 Somali refugees in 2 weeks

NAIROBI, Feb. 14 (Press Shia Agency) – The UN refugee agency said on Tuesday that it has repatriated some 4,753 Somali refugees in Kenya by road between Jan. 16-31 before a court suspended the closure of the world's largest refugee camp in northeast Kenya.The UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) said in its bi-weekly Update that in total as of Jan. 31, 44, 365 Somali refugees had returned...

26k Somali refugees affected by US travel ban

26k Somali refugees affected by US travel ban

NAIROBI,Feb. 01 (Press Shia) – About 26,000 Somali refugees, who fled to Kenya from fighting in their country and had planned to resettle in the United States, are now stranded because of travel ban by Washington, the UN refugee agency said on Wednesday.Yvonne Ndege, an officer at the UNHCR Kenya office said the affected refugees, who have all been screened by both US and UN officials,...

Iran to facilitate knowledge-based products exports to Africa

Iran to facilitate knowledge-based products exports to Africa

TEHRAN, Jan. 29 (Press Shia) – Deputy head of Office of International Business Development said the exports of Iranian knowledge-based products to African countries will be further facilitated.Masoud Hafezi noted the establishment of a base for exports to the African region with a focus on Uganda, adding “the Vice Presidency for Science and Technology will lend its financial and spiritual...

FM spox. welcomes release of Iranian lawyers in Kenya

FM spox. welcomes release of Iranian lawyers in Kenya

TEHRAN, Dec. 15 (Press Shia Agency) – Foreign Ministry spokesperson has hailed Kenyan government and judiciary for their good will in release of two Iranian lawyers detained on charges of terrorism.Mr. Bahram Ghasemi wrote in a Telegram account of the Foreign Ministry on Thursday that two Iranian lawyers detained by Kenyan anti-terrorist police have been released; “right from the onset,...

Iranians detained in Kenya over ‘third party’ meddling

Iranians detained in Kenya over ‘third party’ meddling

NAIROBI, Dec. 03 (Press Shia) – Iranian ambassador to Nairobi said the two Iranian lawyers were detained in Kenya over the intervention of a ‘third party’ bearing ill will toward Iran-Kenya’s good relations.Hadi Farajvand, Iran’s Ambassador to Kenya, explained the case of the two Iranian nationals arrested in Kenta as follows: “On Nov. 29, 2016, two Iranian lawyers and university...

Iran urges immediate release of 2 Iranian detainees in Kenya

Iran urges immediate release of 2 Iranian detainees in Kenya

TEHRAN, Dec. 02 (Press Shia Agency) – Iran’s FM spokesman Bahram Ghasemi said Kenyan ambassador was invited Thu. to the Foreign Ministry where he promised to make quick investigation into the Iranian detainees’ case in Kenya.Abdolhossein Safaei and Seyed Nasrollah Ebrahimi, two Iranian attorneys and university professors, who had travelled to Nairobi on behalf of the families of two...

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