Rafsanjani sees no restriction in expanding ties with Senegal

October 31, 2016 - 8:30

TEHRAN - Ayatollah Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani, the chairman of the Expediency Council, said on Sunday that Iran has no restriction in expanding comprehensive relations with Senegal.

During a meeting with Senegalese Ambassador to Iran Babakar ba, Rafsanjani said the level of relations between the two countries has not reached the favorable level yet.

He added that Iran and Senegal can expand cooperation in academic area.

He urged the two countries’ public and private sectors to be more actively involved in investment projects.

Elsewhere, Rafsanjani expressed concern over terrorist acts in some African countries.

For his part, Ambassador Babakar ba said that Senegal is determined to expand relations with Iran.

He said Senegal has discovered oil and gas fields and seeks to expand cooperation with Iran in order to exploit them.


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