Iran ready to help ease tension in Africa: Ahmadinejad

TEHRAN, July 11 (MNA) – President Mahmud Ahmadinejad on Wednesday told visiting Senegalese President Abdoulaye Wade that Iran is prepared to help resolve regional disputes in Africa.

He also said the two countries have the potential to expand cooperation within Organization of the Islamic Conference.


Ahmadinejad expressed hope that brotherly relations between the Islamic Republic and Senegal will further improve.


The president said Iran sees no limit in sharing its experiences and achievements with Islamic states including the friendly states of Senegal in different areas especially in oil, petrochemical and power industries.


Wade, for his part, expressed satisfaction over the implementation of Iran-Senegal joint projects especially building oil refineries and manufacturing cars.


Wade currently chairs the 57-member Islamic body. His country hosted the 11 the OIC summit on March 13-14 in Dakar.


The Senegalese president presented his analysis of the latest developments in the region and the Islamic world. He also thanked the Islamic Republic for its all-out support for African, especially the Muslim states.






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