The Nigerian Ambassador to Iran met Iran’s Deputy Foreign Minister in Arab and African Affairs on Monday.
Tukur Mani and Hossein Amir Abdollahian discussed the Boko Haram kidnap case in this meeting.
Expressing condolences over the incident, Abdollahian stated that Iran is ready for all kinds of assistance to help the Nigerian government in dealing with the problem.
Iran’s Deputy Foreign Minister in Arab and African Affairs also maintained that the fifth convention by the two countries’ joint operations committee will be a unique opportunity for both sides to expand relatiohns.
The convention is going to be held in the Nigerian capital Abuja in the near future.
Tukur Mani in turn thanked Iranian officials for their statements condemning the terrorist Boko Haram act and expressing sympathy with the families of the kidnapped girls.
"It has been reported to the Nigerian officials how the Iranian nation and government have sympathized and how they have condemned the act. They as well have expressed their gratitude to the people and government of the Islamic Republic of Iran,” he added.