64434
Envoy Urges Closer Iran-Zimbabwe Relations
Envoy Urges Closer Iran-Zimbabwe Relations

Envoy Urges Closer Iran-Zimbabwe Relations

Envoy Urges Closer Iran-Zimbabwe Relations

Iranian Ambassador to Zimbabwe Ahmad Erfanian underscored the importance of enhancing ties between Tehran and Harare, saying trade transactions between the two countries should increase. “We spoke about excellent relations between Zimbabwe and Iran,” Erfanian told reporters following a meeting with Zimbabwe’s Acting President Emmerson Mnangagwa on Friday, Herald reported.
“As you may be aware, relations between the two countries date back to before the time Zimbabwe got independence,” he added. The envoy stressed that ties between the two nations should lay the foundation for stronger bilateral trade and economic cooperation.
“Over the last three decades of cooperation, four Iranian presidents have visited Zimbabwe and President Robert Mugabe has also visited Iran four times,” he said.
Erfanian said the two sides should raise the volume of their trade to overcome sanctions imposed by the West. Relations between the two countries gained momentum when the late vice president, Simon Muzenda, visited Tehran to meet leaders of the Islamic Revolution in 1979. Zimbabwe opened its embassy in Tehran in 2003.

Short URL : https://goo.gl/FRLHP4
  1. https://goo.gl/vGk3ju
  • https://goo.gl/q7rLMQ
  • https://goo.gl/VDTlLi
  • https://goo.gl/eoxd8V
  • https://goo.gl/xyeopU

You can also read ...

US Allies Frustrated by Trump on Iran Nuclear Agreement
US allies campaigning hard in the halls of the US Congress to...
Secretary-General of European External Action Service Helga Schmid (L) and Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister Abbas Araqchi are in charge of the high-level Iran-EU talks.
Iran and the European Union are to meet today in a third round...
Qatar Urges Arab Outreach to Tehran
Qatar's foreign minister said regional countries that say are...
Paris Stance on Iran Missile Program "Unreasonable"
Given the threats facing Iran in the region, France's call for...
No Proof Iran Behind Houthi Missile Launch
A UN panel appointed by the UN Security Council says it has...
Top Diplomats Convene Ahead of Syria Summit
Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif was in Turkey on Sunday...
Visits by Europeans Benefit Foreign Policy
A lawmaker described the upcoming visits by top French and...

Add new comment

Read our comment policy before posting your viewpoints

Image CAPTCHA
Enter the characters shown in the image.

Trending

Googleplus