TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad in a meeting with Zimbabwean Defense Minister Emmerson Dambudzo Mnangagwa stressed Tehran’s preparedness to further develop relations with Harare in all fields.
Ahmadinejad received Dambudzo Mnangagwa in Tehran on Tuesday evening, and told his visitor that resistance against enemies’ pressures and sanctions should continue and the pressures should turn into opportunities for progress.
He added when a nation decides to move forward, it will certainly achieve valuable results. Ahmadinejad continued that Iran and Zimbabwe have always been close to each other in different fields, because both of them are against the same enemy and both are trying for human values and interests of their nations. He said that Zimbabwe is growing with a very suitable speed in different fields, adding that progress in African countries like Zimbabwe indicated that when a nation decides to move forward, God the almighty will bestow good results to that nation. President Ahmadinejad stressed Iran’s readiness to expand relations in all fields with Zimbabwe.
Earlier, Iranian Defense Minister Brigadier General Ahmad Vahidi had in a meeting with his Zimbabwean counterpart announced Tehran’s preparedness to help Zimbabwe strengthen its defensive power. “We are ready to reinvigorate Zimbabwe’s defense power,” Vahidi said in Tehran on Sunday morning.
He also referred to the defense cooperation between the two countries in the past, and stressed Iran’s readiness to share its experiences with Harare in different fields. Mnangagwa, for his part, underlined Zimbabwe’s enthusiasm for the expansion of cooperation with Iran.