General Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz, chairman of the High Council of State, Head of State sent a message of congratulations following His Excellency Mahmoud Ahmedinejad, President of the sister Islamic Republic of Iran:
"Excellency and dear brother,
At a time when the Islamic Republic of Iran celebrates the 30th anniversary of the glorious Islamic Revolution, I am pleased to express, on behalf of the Mauritanian people, the High Council of State, Government and on my behalf, my warmest congratulations and best wishes for health and happiness for yourself, progress and prosperity for the brotherly people of Iran.
I would like this opportunity to reaffirm our commitment to consolidate relations of fraternity and cooperation between our two countries in the common interest of our two fraternal peoples.
Please accept, Excellency and dear brother, the experience of my highest consideration ".
Your brother General Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz
President of the High Council of State, Head of State "