The Iranian President, Ebrahim Raisi, said Tehran is working to reopen its embassy in Tripoli, confirming Iran’s intention to activate all aspects of cooperation.
The statement was made during Raisi’s meeting with Libyan Deputy Presidential Council head, Musa Koni, according to the Media Office of Libya’s Presidential Council, during the 15th BRICS Summit held in Johannesburg, South Africa from 22 to 24 August.
the Media Office of the Presidential Council during the participation of, in the 15th BRICS summit held in Johannesburg, South Africa from 22 to 24 August.
Raisi expressed Tehran’s interest in Libya’s success in overcoming its crisis and restoring its pioneering role in the Arab and international arena. He said Libya’s participation in the work of the BRICS summit reflects the success of the efforts to build a stable state and the return of Libya to its role on the continent.
The Iranian President went on to suggest that cooperation in the health field be strengthened according to Iran’s development of mechanisms and methods to treat diseases known to the region.
Raisi stressed his country’s support for the efforts of BRICS and African countries to create a strong and independent economic climate, and that prospects for cooperation between Libya and Iran would enhance this choice.
In this regard, he invited Al-Koni to visit Tehran to discuss aspects and mechanisms of drawing up a road map to enhance such cooperation.
Mangoush’s July visit to Tehran
It will be recalled that Libya’s Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Najla al-Mangoush, together with her accompanying delegation, visited the Iranian capital Tehran in July where she met Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amir Abdollahian and Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi.
The visit was in response to an official invitation from the Islamic Republic of Iran and was the first visit of a high-level Libyan delegation to Iran in 16 years.