Iran, Nigeria reiterate commitments to boost political and economic relations
The Foreign Ministers of Iran and Nigeria in a telephone conversation on Tuesday evening discussed the current situation at hands in relation to the joint cooperative measures taken by the duo countries, to boost their political, economic and trade relations.
The Minister of Foreign Affairs of Iran Hossein Amirabdollahian described the diplomatic relations between Iran and Nigeria for more than 50 years as a great and effective investment to develop the political, economic and cultural relations between the two countries, so that their peoples can benefit from this positive relations.
Amir Abdollahian stated that the sixth meeting of the joint committee between the two countries was a great success, and the implementation of all the agreements signed between Nigeria and Iran in this meeting are very important.
On his part, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Nigeria, Geoffrey Onyeama, described the visit of the Nigerian delegation to Tehran as a significant development in the relations between the two countries, especially the fact that their relationship has history, and there is also an urgent need to further step up mutual cooperations on different angles, along with improving aspects of political relations, economy, trade and culture, education and so on.
The Minister of Foreign Affairs of Nigeria, also emphasized the positive attitude of his country to see the dialogue between Iran and the world powers succeed, so that this will give Iran the opportunity to lift the sanctions that have been imposed on it, and to manage its international affairs easily.