During the meetings, the foreign minister underlined expansion of ties and bilateral relations between the Islamic Republic of Iran and African countries, and highlighted the great capacity for development of relations.

The foreign minister also stressed that the government of the Islamic Republic of Iran is seriously seeking to expand cooperation with Africa, especially in the economic sphere.

The heads of the delegations participating in the congress also underscored the need for continuation of such meetings and hailed the prominent standing of women in Iran.

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