Tehran, YJC. Larijani who is now in Djibouti, met with his Somalian counterpart on Saturday.
The Speaker of Iran's Majlis Ali Larijani speaking in a meeting with Mohamed Osman Jawari said "Our outlook toward Somalia is no tactical one, we come with a rather deep approach to the country.”
Stressing efforts to deal with terrorism he expressed pity that some Muslim countries have to deal with a lot of problems while some others help terrorism.
"Iran is ready to convey its experience in training armed forces and can cooperate with African countries in technical education.”
He also maintained that Iran is ready to cooperate with African countries in fighting pirates.
Also, talking during a ceremony opening Djibouti’s National Assembly building on Saturday, Larijani said these countries are those that were involved in growth of terrorism, Tehran Times reported.
Elsewhere in his remarks, Larijani stated that Africa has a "remarkable status” in Iran’s foreign policy and due to this reason Iran has spared no efforts in expansion of ties with African governments.
Larijani also said that Iran and Djibouti have shown their "will and determination” to cooperate with each other.
He went on to say that the two countries share a lot of cultural affinities that should be used to expand ties.
The Majlis speaker also said the parliaments in the two countries can play "effective” and "unique” role in expansion of relations.
Larijani also met with Djibouti President Ismail Omar Guelleh and discussed expansion of economic ties.