Ahmadinejad Holds First Talks With New Egyptian Muslim Brotherhood President Morsi
Iranian regime President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad held talks with Egyptian Muslim Brotherhood President Mohammed Morsi.
Egypt’s President Mohamed Mursi (L) speaks with Iran’s President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad during the 16th summit of the Non-Aligned Movement in Tehran, August 30, 2012. (Reuters)
Iranian President Ahmadinejad and Egyptian counterpart Mohammed Morsi hailed a new “strategic partnership” between the two nations.
Israel National News reported:
Iran’s President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad and Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi on Thursday described the two countries as “strategic allies,” PressTV reported.
According to the report, during a meeting with Morsi in Tehran, Ahmadinejad referred to Egypt as “Iran’s strategic ally” and expressed the interest of the Iranian nation and government in enhancing cooperation and friendly relations with the Egyptian government and nation.
He pointed out that friendly ties between Iran and Egypt will be to the benefit of the entire Middle East and said, “The Islamic Republic of Iran is prepared to make its experiences and facilities available to the Egyptian brothers and [is ready] for the exchange of science, technology and expertise between the two countries.”
Ahmadinejad described Israel and the West’s hegemonic policies as a threat to the region and the world and added, “The arrogant powers never favor the progress and strength of independent and justice-seeking nations and their friendship or animosity toward nations are based on the long-term objectives that they pursue in the international arena.”