Iran calls for further cooperation with Somali: president

00:03, December 28, 2010      

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Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad on Monday called for further cooperation with Somali, the official IRNA news agency reported.

Making the remarks in a meeting with the visiting Somali Parliament Speaker Sharif Hassan Sheikh Adan, Ahmadinejad called for further expansion of cooperation between the parliaments of two countries and stressed that such cooperation would lead to a boost in all-out relations between the two nations, said the report.

He voiced Tehran's support for Somali's progress and development as well as the establishment of security and peace in the African country.

Iranian President said that extremism has created numerous problems not only in Somali but also in other parts of the world including Afghanistan and Pakistan.

For his part, Somali speaker said his country is interested in the progress of the Islamic Republic and considers Iran's progress as the progress of the entire world of Islam.

Source: Xinhua
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