Barack Obama’s cousin Kenyan Prime Minister Raila Odinga met with Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad in Kenya today.
In this photo released by the Kenyan Prime Minister’s Press Service, Kenyan Prime Minister Raila Odinga, left, is seen with Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, right, during their meeting at the Laico Regency hotel, Nairobi, Kenya, Wednesday, Feb. 25, 2009.(AP/Kenyan Prime Minister’s Press Services)
Bilateral ties between Iran and Kenya are improving in political, cultural and economic areas and the two countries are willing to strengthen and deepen these relations in different fields, Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said.
“Iran and Kenya enjoy very good capacities, abilities and opportunities in different sectors and these elements accompanied by the experiences of the (two) governments and nations can serve as complementary elements to help each other,” Ahmadinejad said in a dinner banquet thrown in his honor by his Kenyan counterpart in Nairobi Tuesday night.
Referring to the agreements signed between the two countries after 3 months of negotiations, he said the agreements are about joint cooperation and investment in such areas as energy, transportation, fishery, agriculture, veterinary and industry.
“Expanding cooperation and relations between the two countries is in the interest of the two nations and developing peace, security and brotherhood in the region”, the Iranian president reiterated.
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