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Iranian FM praises Mauritania’s effort in fighting terror in Sahara
The Iranian Foreign Minister who is in Mauritania on an official visit has praised efforts by the African county to establish peace and fighting terrorism in the Sahara region.
Iran donates 1 million doses of domestically-made Covid vaccines to Mali
Iran donates one million doses of home-made vaccines against Covid-19 to Mali during a visit to the conflict-torn West African country by Foreign Minister Hossein Amirabdollahian.
President Raisi says Iran is a reliable partner for Africa
Iranian President has described Iran as a reliable economic and political partner for African countries. Ebrahim Raisi was talking with his Senegalese counterpart on the phone.
Iran’s exports to Africa grow by 107%
Iran’s exports to Africa grew by 107% during the last Iranian calendar year which ended on March 20, the director general of the Arab and African Office of Iran's Trade Promotion Organization has said.
Iran concerned over Takfiri activities in west Africa
Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amir Abdollahian has voiced concern over the activities of Takfiri and terrorist groups in west Africa including Burkina Faso.
Raisi: Iran ready to share technical knowledge with Africa
President Ebrahim Raisi says Iran is ready to transfer technical knowledge to African countries and boost cooperation with them.
African Union suspends Guinea after coup
Guinea's ruling military came under diplomatic pressure on Friday as the African Union (AU) suspended the country over last weekend's military coup.
Iran Bans Entry from 12 Countries over Delta Variant of COVID-19
Iran has banned the entry of visitors coming from twelve countries in order to prevent the spread of the Delta variant of the novel coronavirus.
Iran Condemns Terrorist Attack in Burkina Faso
Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Saeed Khatibzadeh has expressed Iran's deep regret and sorrow over the deaths of more than 100 Burkinabes in a terrorist attack along the country's border with Mali and Niger.
Iran to Launch Direct Shipping Routes to South Africa, Latin America
An Iranian official says the country will launch a direct shipping route to South Africa and then on to Latin America.
Iran to Hold Forum on Promotion of Trade with Africa
The Trade Promotion Organization of Iran is going to hold a forum in early October to weigh plans for boosting Iranian exports to the African nations, an official has announced.
Iran Ready for Unlimited Expansion of Ties with Uganda: President
President of Iran Hassan Rouhani has voiced the country’s readiness to promote relations with Uganda in all arenas without any limitation.
Iran Chairs AALCO Meeting on Cyberspace in China
Chaired by the Islamic Republic of Iran, the 4th Working Group Meeting on International Law in Cyberspace of Asian-African Legal Consultative Organization (AALCO) was held in the Chinese city of Hangzhou on September 2-4, 2019.
US, Not Iran, Must Be Blamed for Chronic Security Crisis in Africa
While based on evidence the U.S. and its allies have a direct and significant role in creating chronic security crises in Africa, Western media outlets, in coordination with U.S .intelligence agencies, plan to bring accusations against Iran. Such a policy is being followed by the Daily Telegraph as well.
African Union Ready to Boost Sci-Tech Ties with Iran
Sarah Anyang Agbor, the Commissioner for Human Resources, Science and Technology of the African Union, says the AU is prepared to develop its mutual cooperation with the Islamic Republic in the field of science and technology.
Africans Cooperate with Iranian Knowledge-based Companies in 3 New Fields
Companies that are active in polymer and petrochemicals, information technology, as well as oil and gas fields are working to expand the export of knowledge-based companies to the African continent.
Côte d’Ivoire Art Exhibition Underway in Tehran
The Iranian capital Tehran is hosting an exhibition of artworks and masks used by various tribes of Ivory Coast.
Iran VP in South Africa to Boost Scientific Cooperation
A group of Iranian knowledge-based companies headed by the country’s Vice-President for Science and Technology Sorena Sattari have headed to South Africa to develop their ties with their African counterparts.
Iran Ready for Closer Cooperation with Ivory Coast
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has congratulated the Republic of Côte d'Ivoire on its Independence Day, expressing Tehran’s preparedness for expansion of bilateral ties with the African country.
“Iran Attaches Special Importance to Ties with Africa”
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says the Islamic Republic is resolved to enhance its cooperation with African countries as it attaches great importance to its ties with the African Union.
Iran Welcomes African Union’s Stance on Syria Developments
Iran’s Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi has welcomed the recent statement by the African Union on developments in Syria.
Iran’s Rouhani Congratulates South Africa’s New President
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has congratulated Cyril Ramaphosa on his election as South Africa’s new president.
Iran President Blasts Trump’s Remarks about Africa
Iran's President Hassan Rouhani condemned the US president’s comments about Africa, saying that Trump has not understood the grandeur of African people.
Iran Ready to Manufacture Tractor in Senegal: FM
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and Speaker of the Senegalese Parliament Moustapha Niasse have called for expansion of bilateral ties, particularly in the field of agriculture.
Iranian, Tanzanian FMs Hold Talks in Tehran
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and his counterpart from Tanzania Augustine Mahiga have discussed issues of mutual interest in a meeting in Tehran.
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