Ghana Calls for Expansion of Ties with Iran

A01582548.jpgGhana’s Foreign Minister Akwasi Asei-Adjei in a meeting with his Iranian counterpart Manouchehr Mottaki on the sidelines of the 62nd UN General Assembly meeting in New York voiced his country’s preparedness to develop relations with the Islamic Republic. During the meeting, the Iranian diplomat noted Tehran’s good relations with African countries, and said that expansion of ties with Africa and utilization of the potentials of the black continent to bolster mutual cooperation sets Iran’s policy.

He said that once Ghana’s potentials are identified, Iran can supply a part of its import needs from the products of that country.

For his part, Ghana’s foreign minister welcomed expansion of relations between the two states, and said, “Iran is a great country with good experiences in different grounds, and we can use Iran’s potentials for developing our country.”

“Iran can play an effective role in utilizing the abundant potentials of Africa,” he continued.

The diplomat further reiterated Ghana’s readiness to expand and develop all-out ties with Iran.

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