South African Deputy Foreign Minister Nomaindiya Mfeketo, who is in Tehran for a new round of joint political meetings, has met on Monday with Iran’s Deputy Foreign Minister for Arab and African Affairs Hossein Jaberi Ansari.
In this meeting, which was held in the presence of delegations from the two countries, economic and political cooperation between Tehran and Pretoria was discussed.
The two sides also expressed satisfaction with the growing trend of collaborations in different fields including economic and technical ones.
It was further emphasized that the remaining barriers have to be removed to prepare the ground for the forthcoming visit of the president of the Islamic Republic of Iran to Pretoria and further success of the new round of bilateral Joint Economic Commission.
In addition to bilateral issues, cooperation between the two countries in various regional and international areas were discussed.
Supporting the rights of Palestinians, opposition to the instrumental use of human rights, confrontation with terrorism and extremism, diplomatic resolution of the Syrian crisis and other regional and international issues were among other topics discussed during the meeting.