Deputy FM: Iran is updating Africa strategy

Deputy Foreign Minister for Arab-African Affairs Hossein Amir-Abdollahian said on Wednesday Iran’s strategy for relations with African countries is being updated.

Amir-Abdollahian made the remarks speaking during a meeting with Tehran-based African ambassadors.

He said that Iran has set a new target for reaching a higher level in boosting trade relations with Africa over the next five years.

Relations with Africa are growing and visits to Africa by Iranian officials and visits to Iran by African officials are on the agenda, the official said.

He expressed hope that with the help of African ambassadors, Iran can devise a plan for a brighter future in relations with Africa.