“The Algerian minister further hoped that the event would help open a new chapter in Tehran-Algiers bilateral ties.” Iran solidifies its ties to a Sunni state. “Algerian minister lauds Iran’s services to Islam,” from IRNA (thanks to the Constantinopolitan Irredentist):
Algerian Culture Minister Khalida Toumi said that the Iranians have rendered great services to the Islamic culture and civilization.
She made the remarks while addressing the inaugural ceremony of Iran’s Cultural Week.
Such Iranian services are great honor for all Arab states and Muslim nations throughout the globe, she added.
She further praised Iranian culture and civilization particularly during the post-Islam era.
On Iran-Algeria bilateral cooperation, she said the two countries’ leaders are seriously determined to further boost all-out ties, particularly in the area of culture.
Expansion of cultural relations between the two states would help boost bilateral ties in other fields, Ms Toumi added.
She said holding Iran’s Cultural Week is a good opportunity for the Algerian people to become familiar with the Iranian culture and civilization.
The Algerian minister further hoped that the event would help open a new chapter in Tehran-Algiers bilateral ties.