Thursday, July 27, 2023

Iranian President Revives Africa Ties

 The Stimson Center posted on 26 July 2023 an analysis titled "Raisi Goes to Africa in Search of Allies for Iran" by Eric Lob, Florida International University.  

Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi, Iran's foreign minister, and business leaders visited Kenya, Uganda, and Zimbabwe in mid-July, the first Iranian presidential visit to Africa in 10 years.  The purpose is to expand Iran's economic and trade ties and explore closer political links.