Spokeswoman Reiterates Sovereignty over Trio Islands
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Iranian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman lashed out at the Arab League for its support for the UAE's claim over the three Iranian islands in the Persian Gulf, saying that they are inseparable parts of Iran.
“The three islands of Greater Tunb, Lesser Tunb, and Abu Musa have been, and will be inseparable parts of Iran,” Marzieh Afkham said in a statement on Wednesday.
The Iranian ownership of the three islands is an incontrovertible historical fact, she stressed.
The statement came in reaction to the final declaration by the 25th Arab League Summit held in Kuwait City on March 25-26.
She further stressed that Muslim and Arab countries should resolve their regional and international problems through dialog and cooperation.
The islands of the Greater Tunb, the Lesser Tunb, and Abu Musa have historically been part of Iran, proof of which can be found and corroborated by countless historical, legal, and geographical documents in Iran and other parts of the world.