12 Things You Didn’t Know About South Africa-Iran Relations

Written by Dana Sanchez
Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif headed an economic delegation on a four-nation tour of West Africa in 2016. Photo: Tasnim News Agency/Iran Review

Africa helped Iran overcome its pariah status

In Africa, Iran has found a way of overcoming its pariah status. The Islamic Republic has been accused of using Africa to extend Hezbollah’s reach, obtain nuclear material, advance its commercial interests, and arm its proxies.

Source: The Tower.