In continuation of his diplomatic consultations on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly, Iran's Foreign Minister held meeeting with his counterparts from Lebanon Djibouti, Philippines, the United Arab Emirates, Ecuador, the Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of Syria, the Secretaries General of the United Nations General Assembly and the Persian Gulf Cooperation Council.

Iran PressAmerica: Iran's Foreign Minister, Hossein Amir-Abdollahian in a meeting with Enrique Manalo, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Philippines, said: "The history of the old and friendly relations between the two countries is a very good investment for our future relations."

Referring to the global movement towards multilateralism, Amir-Abdollahian considered this trend as an opportunity for countries like Iran and the Philippines.

Iran's top diplomat also emphasized the need to hold regular meetings by the Joint Economic Commission of the two countries.

Hossein Amir-Abdallahian also met and talked with UAE Foreign Minister Sheikh Abdullah Bin Zayed on the sidelines of the 78th United Nations General Assembly at the UAE Embassy in New York.

In another meeting, Amir-Abdollahian and his counterpart from Ecuador met and exchanged views.

Basam Sabbagh, Syrian Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs, also met and talked with Hossein Amir Abdollahian, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Islamic Republic of Iran, in New York on Thursday.

In this meeting, Amir-Abdollahian, referring to the good talks held with the Syrian President, Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs during his recent trip to Damascus, said that fortunately, consultations and cooperation between the two countries continue at the highest level.

Also, on Thursday, Hossein Amir Abdollahian, Islamic Republic of Iran's Minister of Foreign Affairs and Dennis Francis, Secretary General of the United Nations General Assembly, met and talked.

In this meeting Iran's top diplomat added, today the attention of countries to multilateralism is an important fact and in this framework you play a crucial role, in this regard, it is very important that developing countries feel that their voice is heard at the UN General Assembly.

Dennis Francis, the Secretary General of the United Nations General Assembly, while expressing his satisfaction with this meeting and praising the old and rich civilization of Iran, said: "Despite the complex situation and international tensions where everyone is trying to have their own position, we try to respect this diversity and at the same time help solve problems and make the world a better place for humanity."