• Tue / 13 August 2019 / 14:43
  • Category: Politics
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Iran hails visit of Sheikh Zakzaky, his wife to India

شیخ زکزاکی

Tehran (ISNA) – Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman, Seyyed Abbas Mousavi hailed the visit of Sheikh Ibrahim al-Zakzaky and his wife to India for treatment, expressing hope the issue would help resolve problems between the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN) and the government.

“We hope the presence of Sheikh Zakzaky abroad will provide a better opportunity for the resolution of the recent years’ problems between the Islamic Movement in Nigeria and the government in order to protect the Shiites’ rights, remove restrictions on the IMN, and secure the release of prisoners,” Mousavi said in a statement on Tuesday.

“While supporting the process, the Islamic Republic of Iran expresses its preparedness for any assistance,” he added.

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