Jan 21, 2014, 7:03 AM
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VP: Iran-Nigeria have many grounds for common cooperation

Tehran, Jan 21, IRNA – First Vice-President, in a meeting with Nigerian Minister of State for Works Bashir Yuguda, underlined necessity of expansion of cooperation and development of ties in all fields.

According to the report of the Presidential Office website on Monday evening, Es-haq Jahangiri, by referring to Iran's achievements and scientific progress in the fields of oil, gas and industry said that Iran is ready to transfer its experiences and achievements to friendly countries such as Nigeria.

Referring to existing capacities for common cooperation, Jahangiri said that Iran and Nigeria are members of different organizations such the UN, D-8 Group, Organization of Islamic Cooperation and OPEC, so there are plenty of grounds for mutual cooperation.

He conveyed warm greetings of Nigerian president for President Hassan Rouhani and praised Iran's role in establishment of peace and stability in the region.

Yuguda stressed that Nigerian president is for mutual relations between the two countries in all fields such as energy, trade and mine development.

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