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Diplomatic Drive to Promote Iran's Trade Ties With Africa, S. America

Diplomatic Drive to Promote Trade Ties With Africa, S. America Diplomatic Drive to Promote Trade Ties With Africa, S. America

A high-powered Iranian delegation led by Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif is on a five-day tour of four African and South American countries with the aim of promoting international economic relations as well as political ties. 
The group left for Senegal on Sunday and will later head for Brazil, Uruguay and Namibia. 
Delegates consist of businesspeople, entrepreneurs and representatives of economic, banking and industrial enterprises. 
"We hope to be able to kick-start the export of non-oil goods and technical-engineering services to these countries," Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif told reporters in Senegal on Monday. 
The current mission is in line with the Foreign Ministry's plans to help diversify Iran's international relations and bring economy into greater focus. 
 

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