Raeisi made the remarks in a meeting with visiting foreign minister of Burkina Faso, Olivia Rouamba in Tehran.
The Iranian president underscored the need for the creation of a joint commission between the two countries in order to facilitate and expedite trade exchanges between Tehran and Ouagadougou.
Raeisi also praised the African nations’ fight against colonialism and terrorism, describing it as a sign of vigilance and attention to the needs of the day.
For her part, Burkina Faso’s foreign minister described Iran as a friendly country, saying that Ouagadougou is interested in strengthening mutual cooperation with Tehran.
Back in July, the Iranian president visited the three African countries of Kenya, Zimbabwe and Uganda to strengthen economic and trade relations with those countries.