Iran’s Minister of Foreign Affairs, Hossein Amirabdollahian, met with Bakary Sangare, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Niger, this afternoon Tuesday who had traveled to the Islamic Republic of Iran at the head of a delegation.
They discussed and exchanged views on various topics of mutual interest in the realm of bilateral and international relations, as well as the latest internal developments in Niger.
During the meeting, Amirabdollahian highlighted the principled position of the Islamic Republic of Iran vis-à-vis the expansion of relations with African countries. He emphasized the importance of enhancing mutual cooperation across diverse areas, including political, economic, scientific, and technological fields. He stressed as significant the exchange of high-level delegations between the two countries aimed at advancing the interests of both parties.
Amirabdollahian regarded the joint commission for economic cooperation between the two countries as a fitting framework for turning the aspirations of senior officials from both nations into practical cooperation. He stressed the necessity of activating the joint commission and expressed optimism that through its restructuring, significant progress in this regard would be achieved.
Sangare, for his part, highlighted the high capabilities of the Islamic Republic of Iran in various economic, scientific, and technological domains. He emphasized Niger’s eagerness to foster relations with Iran across various sectors.
He considered such capabilities essential in meeting Niger’s needs in diverse energy and industrial sectors. He further expressed hope for the continued growth and strengthening of relations between the two countries in the near future.
Distributed by APO Group on behalf of Ministry of Foreign Affairs – Islamic Republic of Iran.