Iran lost a great revolutionary figure and the Muslim world an astute politician, said the Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari in a letter to his Iranian counterpart on death of Iran’s ex-president Ayatollah Hashemi Rafsanjani.
South Africa’s President Jacob Zuma has called on South Africans not to visit Israel in order to show solidarity with the people of Palestine.
In separate meetings on Saturday, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani received the credentials of new ambassadors of Germany, Ecuador, Morocco, and Romania, calling for closer ties with the four states.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani expressed his congratulations to the people and government of the Republic of Niger over the West African country’s National Day.
Iranian Defense Minister Brigadier General Hossein Dehqan hailed South Africa for its common views with Iran on many global issues, stressing that the two countries can effectively tackle terrorism and organized crimes with concerted action.
The inhabitants of “Kaole”, a small town in Tanzania, insist that they are descendants of Iranian Balochi soldiers who came to the region in 18th century.
Iran’s Foreign Ministry strongly denounced a recent terrorist attack in Somalia, which claimed dozens of lives, and called for concerted global efforts to uproot terrorism and extremism.
Djibouti says the country is prepared to welcome Arab and Western armies to build military bases in its territories.
A fake embassy in Ghana flew the American flag, hung a photo of President Obama and issued US visas for more than a decade.
Russian sources revealed that the Libyan army chief, General Khalifa Haftar has met with Russian Defence Minister, General Sergei Shoigu in Moscow to discuss the situation in Libya and the possibilities for military cooperation.