The Minister of Foreign Affairs and the head of the European Union's foreign policy exchanged views on the latest developments related to the sanctions cancellation negotiations and bilateral relations with the European Union.

Iran PressIran news: In this conversation, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Iran, Hossein Amir-Abdollahian appreciated Borrell's constructive efforts to help all parties return to their commitments in the agreement, adding: "despite some conflicting media statements from the American side, now the steps to reach an agreement are on the right track, and in this regard, we welcomed the cooperation of the International Atomic Energy Agency in the technical aspect."

Referring to recent developments, Amir-Abdollahian stated that peaceful demands are a separate issue from chaos, murder, arson, and terrorist operations, adding: "In Europe, the most violent confrontation with riots can be a good and acceptable act, but the same act can be considered repression in the legal framework in Iran."

What has the West done regarding the hundreds of cases of intentional murder of women and children in Canada and the US, especially by the police? Iran's top diplomat asked.

The Islamic Republic of Iran has strong popular support and efficient democracy, he said.

This is not the land of velvet or colorful coup. Iran is the anchor of stability and security in the region.

Elsewhere in his remarks, he pointed to the role of Iran and General Soleimani in confronting ISIS in Iraq and Syria, and as a result, Europe benefits from security in its continent.

We have defense cooperation with Russia, but our policy towards the war in Ukraine is not to send weapons to the conflicting parties, stop the war and end the displacement of people, he stressed.

Meanwhile, Borrell expressed satisfaction with the progress achieved in reviving the JCPOA and the importance of cooperation between the International Atomic Energy Agency and Iran.

The agreement between Iran and the United States on the prisoner swap is an important issue and we consider it a step forward to reaching an agreement, he stated.

We do not intend to interfere in Iran's internal affairs, e underlined.

Referring to some harsh positions in Europe, he emphasized the need for greater cooperation between the European Union and Iran.

He pointed to Iran's explanations regarding the emphasis on not sending weapons and drones to be used in the Ukraine war and considered it worthy of attention. 219