Iran Urges Regional Understanding

Iran Urges Regional Understanding

TEHRAN (Tasnim) - Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif who was in Kuwait City for an official visit met with the Arab country’s Acting Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Sheikh Sabah Al-Khaled Al-Hamad Al-Sabah during which he asked for a regional understanding.

At the meeting held in Kuwait City on Sunday, the two sides discussed bilateral and regional issues.

The Iranian minister, for his part, said that Iran has always emphasized the dialogue and cooperation as well as expansion of friendly ties among neighboring states, adding that the issue was top on the agenda of Iran’s foreign policy.

He, however, noted that regional states should also take reciprocal and practical steps.

“Although we witnessed unfriendly attitude, we never acted against neighboring states,” Zarif noted.

He said Iran seeks a “regional understanding”, adding that the region should resolve its problems without interference by aliens.

The Kuwaiti minister welcomed Zarif’s regional tour and voiced his country’s willingness to expand cooperation with Iran in all spheres.

He underlined regional states’ common stance on the necessity for the start a comprehensive regional talk with Iran.

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