Algeria’s Independence Day: Iran’s FM Javad Zarif sends greetings to Algerian Government and people


NOURNEWS – Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif sent cable of congratulations to his Algerian counterpart Sabri Boukadoum on the 58th anniversary of Independence Day, tweeted the Iranian Embassy to Algeria on its official Twitter account.

In his cable, Mr. Zarif expressed his sincere and warmest congratulations, wishing the Government and people of Algeria steady progress and prosperity.

On different occasions, the two countries’ leaders have expressed their determination for the promotion of cooperation between Iran and Algeria in various fields considering the two countries’ history and ample capacities.

Politically, both countries aspire that the abundant commonalties shared by both countries and basic role of the holy religion of Islam in breaking the chain of colonialism and gaining freedom and independence would prepare the ground for expansion of cordial and brotherly relations at the highest possible level in all fields to materialize lofty aspirations of the two big revolutions and make joint efforts for restoration of peace, stability and security.

Few months ago, Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif held phone talks with his Algerian counterpart Sabri Boukadoum, during which both officials deplored the so-called “deal of the century”, dubbing it “cruel” and “disgraceful”, stressing the need for the Muslim world to take a decisive stance in support of the rights of the Palestinian people.

Besides, they exchanged views on a range of issues of common interests.

On July, 5th, 1962, Algeria gained its independence from France. In this long struggle that saw profound and heavy sacrifices, some 1.5 million Algerians martyred with millions displaced. / Hana Saada


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