Iranian Minister of Foreign Affairs held a meeting with his counterpart from Gabon in Cape Town, South Africa, for talks on issues of mutual interest, emphasizing their willingness to expand relations.

Iran PressAfrica: Hossein Amir-Abdollahian said the relations between Iran and Gabon have always been warm, long-standing, and friendly, and emphasized Tehran’s readiness to further bolster the cooperation between the two countries.

Referring to Iran’s industrial, technical, scientific, and medical capacities and achievements, the top diplomat said the Islamic Republic is ready to use its capabilities in the service of developing relations and cooperation with friendly countries, including Gabon.

He said Iran-Gabon cooperation in the international field has always been on the right track, and emphasized the need to strengthen consultations and cooperation in the global arena.

The Iranian foreign minister also invited his Gabonese counterpart to visit Tehran.

For his part, Herman Immongault expressed satisfaction with the meeting and said his country is willing to broaden bilateral ties with the Islamic Republic of Iran.

Fortunately, he added, there is the necessary legal foundation for the development of bilateral ties within the framework of the six agreements inked between the two sides.

The top diplomat said that Iran’s scientific, technical, and industrial capabilities and advances are a good capacity for cooperation between the two countries.

Immongault stated that Iran is well known in the field of fighting terrorism and that his country needs the Islamic Republic’s experience.

He welcomed the invitation for a visit to Tehran and said the date would be coordinated soon through diplomatic channels.