Foreign Minister of Iran Hossein Amirabdollahian called for the promotion of cooperation among the Islamic Republic, Iraq, Syria and Jordan, saying such interaction would contribute to economic prosperity and establishment of stability in the region. In a telephone conversation on Monday, Iranian Foreign Minister Amirabdollahian and his Jordanian counterpart Ayman Safadi discussed issues of mutual interest.
Amirabdollahian explained that Iran is in favor of friendly and brotherly relations based on mutual respect with regional countries, and noted that Iran and Jordan should benefit from economic and trade opportunities of the region in order to improve bilateral relations. He expressed Iran’s support for regional dialogue and cooperation without any foreign interference, and described the expansion of cooperation among regional countries, especially Iran, Iraq, Syria and Jordan, as a basis and driving force for further economic prosperity and stability in the region.
The top Iranian diplomat also voiced support for the historic role of Jordan as custodian of the holy city of al-Quds and other Islamic and Christian sites in the city against the Zionist regime’s efforts to exercise sovereignty over these places, according to the Iranian Foreign Ministry’s website. Amirabdollahian also stressed the need for all Islamic countries to take responsibility regarding the issue of Palestine and holy city of al-Quds. He emphasized the need for synergy among them regarding joint action in the international organizations to help Palestine.
Source : Tasnim News Agency