Tehran felicitates Senegal, Nigeria on successful polls

March 2, 2019

TEHRAN – Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qassemi on Friday offered congratulations to Senegal and Nigeria on holding presidential elections successfully.

Qassemi wished success for Muhammadu Buhari of Nigeria and Macky Sall of Senegal who managed to be re-elected as the presidents of their respective countries after securing the majority of the votes, the Foreign Ministry website reported.

He also expressed the hope that Tehran’s ties with Abuja and Dakar would develop in light of the results of the recent elections in the two West African states.

MH/PA

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