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Iran’s new ambassadors to Belgium, Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Belarus, Armenia, Serbia, South Africa, Nigeria, Kyrgyzstan, Sri Lanka, Mauritania and Croatia met with President Hassan Rouhani on Tuesday before starting their missions.
Spokesperson for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Islamic Republic of Iran has highlighted the country’s consultations with the Nigerian government over the conditions of top Shiite cleric Sheikh Ibrahim al-Zakzaky.
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.
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