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2022-January-26  17:46

FM: Iran Resolved to Broaden Ties with African States

TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amir Abdollahian in a meeting with his Togolese counterpart Robert Dussey underlined Tehran's determination to expand mutual cooperation with African countries in different fields.

The two foreign ministers discussed different issues of mutual interest, as well as regional and international issues.  

The two sides agreed on forming a joint working committee, exploring the possibility of launching embassies in the two capitals and exchanging trade delegations.

The Togolese foreign minister also invited Amir Abdollahian to pay a visit to Lomé and the Iranian foreign minister welcomed the invitation.

In relevant remarks on Monday, Iranian President Seyed Ebrahim Rayeesi said that his country attaches great importance to broadening of relations and cooperation with the Asian and African states.

President Rayeesi made the remarks in separate meetings with new ambassadors of Algeria, Brunei, and Togo in Tehran on Monday to receive their credentials.