Iran's FM holds talks with Muslim counterparts in Djibouti
Iranian Foreign Minister Ali Akbar Salehi, who is in Djibouti to take part in the meeting of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC), met with his Muslim counterparts to discuss the latest regional and international issues, FNA reported.
The Iranian minister met with foreign ministers from Pakistan, Kazakhstan, Oman, Mali, and Turkey on the sidelines of foreign ministerial meeting of the OIC in Djibouti on Thursday.
Salehi and his counterparts of discussed bilateral cooperation and important regional and international issues.
Salehi left Tehran on an African tour on Monday to visit Central Africa, Kenya, Somalia, Djibouti and Ethiopia.
Iran is also an observing member of the African Union (AU) and has shown an active presence in previous AU summit meetings.
The country is considered as one of the AU's strategic partners along with India, Japan, China, several South American states and Turkey, while Tehran is also believed to be prioritizing promotion of its economic and political ties with the African states.