Iran has communicated to Nigeria its serious concern about the continued detention and dire health condition of a leading Nigerian Shia leader, Sheikh Ibrahim Zakzaky.
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif held separate meetings with highest ranking Guinean officials in a diplomatic tour of West African nations.
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif visited Ghana as the second destination of his tour of Western Africa, which earlier took him to Nigeria.
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and Ghana’s President John Dramani Mahama in a meeting at the African country's capital, Accra, on Tuesday explored avenues for the further expansion of ties between the two countries.
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says projects by the Israeli and Saudi Arabian regimes to portray Iran as a threat to the world have been falling flat over the past years.
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, who is in Nigeria as part of his tour of Africa, reiterated Tehran’s continued support for the government of the African nation in its fight against terrorist groups.
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, who is in the Nigerian capital of Abuja, voiced Tehran’s preparedness to help the west African nation in its fight against terrorism as well as its efforts to improve its economic structure.
In a move that can restore people’s hope in the judiciary, an appeals court has ruled that Nigerian girls have the right to wear the hijab headscarf to school.
Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif left the Iranian capital for Nigeria as the first destination of his tour of four countries in Western Africa.
An Iranian official says an upcoming visit by the Iranian Foreign Minister to Africa will be a different one compared with the previous ones given the positive atmosphere created after the nuclear deal between Tehran and world powers, known as JCPOA.