Wednesday, April 28, 2010

Ahmadinejad felicitates re-election of Umar al-Bashir

Ahmadinejad Felicitates Reelection of Umar al-Bashir
From Fars News Agency, Wednesday, 28 April 2010:
TEHRAN (FNA) - Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad on Wednesday felicitated his Sudanese counterpart Umar Hassan Ahmad al-Bashir for his victory in the general elections in the African state.

According to a statement issued by the presidential media office, President Ahmadinejad sent a message of congratulation to Bashir and felicitated the government and the people of Sudan on his reelection.

In his message, the Iranian president expressed the hope that joint efforts by Iran and Sudan's officials would open a new chapter in the expansion of mutual and international cooperation in line with the common interests of the two countries and materialization of peace and justice in the world.

Results of the five-day Sudanese general elections, ended on April 15, showed that incumbent President Umar al-Bashir was reelected as the African country's president with nearly 68% of the votes cast.

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