Tehran (IP) - Iran's Foreign Minister says his country supports a political solution to solve the crisis in Ukraine.

Iran PressIran News: In a telephone conversation on Thursday, the Iranian and Irish foreign ministers, Hossein Amir-Abdollahian and Simon Coveney discussed the bilateral relations, JCPOA talks for lifting sanctions, and recent unrest in Iran.

As with the Ukrainian crisis, Iran's Amir-Abdollahian strongly denied the rumors of drone sales to Russia and stressed that Iran supported the political solution to the crisis. 

Amir-Abdollahian, referring to recent riots, noted that during the unrest, the rioters provoked by the foreign media destroyed the country's properties and attacked the people and police forces with rifles and knives, yet the police stood against the rebels and defended the people while caring about the humanitarian considerations. 

"In the [protest] events happened in the United States, the occupation of the Congress, the internet in the country was cut off for a long time and even the virtual personal pages of the then President of the were closed under the pretext of preserving the national security," he recalled to his Irish counterpart.

Simon Coveney, for his part, welcomed the advancements achieved in the talks for lifting sanctions on Iran and said that reaching an agreement was in the interest of all parties. 219