Tehran (IP) - Secretary of Iran's Supreme National Security Council (SNSC) Rear Admiral Ali Shamkhani held a meeting with Qatar's Foreign Minister Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al-Thani in Tehran on Wednesday.

Iran PressIran news: Qatari Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al-Thani arrived in Tehran on Wedensday.

In the meeting, Admiral Shamkhani elaborated on Iran's foreign policy and the central role of the neighbors in our country's foreign relations.

The Secretary of Iran's Supreme National Security Council called terrorism and Zionism the two main factors creating insecurity in the region and added: "Any coalition with the Zionist regime, even non-security, and non-military ones, will threaten the stability and security of the region."

Stating that Iran's behavior in the region has shown that the Islamic Republic has always been interested in collective security and preserving the territorial integrity of countries as a permanent strategy, Shamkhani said: "Condemning the occupation of Kuwait by former Iraqi Baath regime Saddam and supporting Qatar against the bullying of some countries in the region are clear examples of such a strategy.

The Secretary of Iran's Supreme National Security Council announced that Iran's goal in the nuclear negotiations is to reach a strong, stable, and reliable agreement and added that the oppressive sanctions against Iran should be lifted in a way that all countries benefit and invest. 

"Iran started a new round of negotiations in Vienna to reach an agreement and will adhere to diplomacy until the realization of its legal rights, as in the past," Iran's top security official noted.

In this meeting, Qatar's Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al Thani, expressing his satisfaction with his trip to Iran, emphasized the necessity of continuing regional dialogues to remove some artificial barriers and accelerate bilateral and multilateral relations between countries.


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