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Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Seyyed Abbas Mousavi has expressed happiness with the visit of Sheikh Ibrahim al-Zakzaky and his wife to India for treatment, wishing him health and speedy recovery.
Iran’s Foreign Ministry Spokesman Seyyed Abbas Mousavi has expressed deep concern over the recent unrest and clashes in the Nigerian capital Abuja.
Iran’s Prosecutor General has called on the Nigerian government to release top Shiite cleric Sheikh Ibrahim al-Zakzaky and send him to the Islamic Republic of Iran for treatment.
Following arrangements made between the Nigerian government and the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN), leader of the movement, Sheikh Ibrahim Zakzaky and his wife are set to be released soon for medical treatment abroad, an informed source told the Iran Front Page.
Iran’s ambassador to Nigeria says good measures have been adopted so far to pave the way for the release of the leader of Islamic Movement in Nigeria Sheikh Ibrahim Zakzaky and his wife, who have been held in jail since 2015.
Iran’s Foreign Ministry spokesman has welcomed the Nigerian government’s “positive” move to permit a medical team to visit and examine Sheikh Ibrahim Zakzaky, the leader of Nigeria’s Shiite community, and his wife.
Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi has offered congratulations to Senegal and Nigeria on holding their presidential elections successfully.
Iran has strongly denounced the recent deadly incident in Nigeria in which several Shiite mourners were killed by security forces.
The new ambassadors of four European countries and one African state separately met with Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Saturday.
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