46533
Iran Ready for Anti-Terror Coop. With Mali
National

Iran Ready for Anti-Terror Coop. With Mali

Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif voiced concern over the presence of terror groups in Mali, saying Tehran is ready for cooperation with the violence-hit state in its battle against terrorism and extremism.
In a Thursday meeting with Mali’s Prime Minister Modibo Keita in Bamako, Zarif described the West African country as “the cradle of moderate and tolerant Islam”, saying Iran regrets the presence of extremist groups there, Press TV reported.
Zarif said extremism is an “ugly phenomenon” that is also plaguing the Middle East besides Africa, stressing that “Iran is prepared to cooperate with Mali in the area of fighting terrorism and extremism.”
He highlighted cultural commonalities between Iranian and Malian nations, saying Tehran attaches significance to relations with Bamako.
“Iran is ready to bolster economic relations with Mali in various spheres, including agriculture, health, education and energy,” the top diplomat added.
The Malian prime minister called for closer Tehran-Bamako relations, saying the Islamic Republic serves as a good role model for all developing nations.
“Iran acted with vigilance and courage in the face of obstacles and managed to protect its national interests,” he said.

Short URL : http://goo.gl/n5mryb
  1. http://goo.gl/E4hG13
  • http://goo.gl/rXMPWu
  • http://goo.gl/Bfp0ib
  • http://goo.gl/SRYo9l
  • http://goo.gl/qy51r8

You can also read ...

France Seeks UN Report on Iran's Ballistic Missile Launch
France said on Saturday it was extremely concerned by Iran’s...
Mohammad Javad Zarif
The US is in no position to verify Tehran's compliance with...
Iran Closes Airspace to Kurdistan  Region at Baghdad’s Request
Iran on Sunday announced a halt of air traffic to and from...
US Forces Wary of Confronting IRGC
The commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps Naval...
Funeral for IRGC Martyr on Sept. 27
A funeral procession for an Iranian military advisor who was...
Rice: Scrapping  Iran Deal Would Be Sheer Folly
Susan Rice, the former national security advisor to former US...
Military Stages Drills Near Northwest Border
The Ground Forces of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps have...

Trending

Googleplus