Foreign Minister, in a phone talk with the Chief of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), said that war is not an appropriate solution to the Ukraine crisis and the Islamic Republic of Iran has begun efforts for the safety of its citizens.

Iran PressIran News: Hossein Amirabdollahian, in his talks with the head of International Red Cross Society Committee Peter Maurer, focused on the latest situation in Ukraine’s border regions, Yemen, and Afghanistan, seeking ways for the Iran-IRCS cooperation.

Amirabdollahian appreciated Maurer for his efforts aimed at assisting the regional nations in need and stressed the need for seeking a political and diplomatic solution to end the Ukraine war.

He also announced the Iranian Red Crescent Society's readiness to help the victims of the Ukraine crisis and asked the International Red Cross society for cooperation in that respect.

The Iranian foreign minister, meanwhile, referred to the human catastrophes in Yemen and Afghanistan, stressing the need to hand over humanitarian aid to those countries to ease the people’s hardships.

For his part, Maurer said that he was glad to talk to the Iranian foreign minister, as well as the Russian and Ukrainian officials for forwarding humanitarian aid, exchange of the dead soldiers, and having access to the prisoners of war, emphasizing that the situation in Ukraine is highly critical.