From: Biniam Haile \(SWE\) (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Tue Feb 24 2009 - 11:26:32 EST
Ahmadinejad urges Muslim unity against enemy
Tue, 24 Feb 2009 15:29:01 GMT
Iran's President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has called on Islamic countries
across the world to build a united barrier against the 'enemy plots'.
"Unity and cooperation between Muslim states will thwart the enemy plot
to sow discord between Muslims and spread hegemony over them," President
Ahmadinejad said in a meeting with President of Djibouti Ismail Omar
Guelleh on Tuesday.
President Ahmadinejad added that the tyranny of superpowers is at the
root of regional conflicts, urging close relations among Muslim
countries in face of foreign efforts to break their spirit of
Ismail Omar Guelleh, for his part, hailed Iran's huge leap forward in
scientific achievements and called the country 'self-sufficient' in
The remarks by Djibouti's president came after Iran on February 3 placed
its very own indigenous telecommunications satellite Omid (Hope) into
orbit. Omid is designed to transmit data via two frequency bands and
eight antennas to an Iranian space station.
At the end of the talks, the foreign ministers of both countries signed
five memorandums of understanding on economic cooperation.
President Ahmadinejad, heading a high-ranking delegation, arrived in
Djibouti early Tuesday on the first leg of a tour of Africa.
President Ahmadinejad arrived in Djibouti at the top of a high-ranking
delegation on early Tuesday.
He is now in Kenya on the second leg of his tour to Africa.
President Ahmadinejad and his Kenyan counterpart are expected to begin
talks on the bilateral issues and the areas of cooperation during his
stay in the country.
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