Iran seeks ‘maximum interaction’ with all countries: president
Tehran, January 21 (SocialNews.XYZ) Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi said his country seeks “maximum interaction” with all countries, especially its neighbors and allies.
Through interactions and cooperation, the countries’ mutual interests are fulfilled and the “civilized world community” is formed, Raisi said during his address to the plenary session of the Russian State Duma during his visit to Moscow, the report reported. Xinhua news agency, citing the presidential website.
The “successful” model of cooperation between Iran and Russia in Syria has guaranteed the country’s independence and strengthened regional security, he noted.
Raisi also mentioned the presence of foreign forces in the region and US sanctions, saying that “the hegemonic strategy has now failed, and the United States is at its weakest point, and the power of independent states is in historic growth. “.
The United States says the sanctions are due to Iran’s nuclear activities, but Iran’s activities are “under constant surveillance by the International Atomic Energy Agency”, he added.
The fact is that in different historical periods of Iran, whenever Iranians have raised the banner of nationalism, independence or scientific development, they have faced sanctions and pressure from the enemies of Iranian nation, he said.
Iran’s policy is that “we are not looking for a nuclear weapon, and this weapon has no place in our defense strategy”, the president stressed.
Raisi highlighted the ongoing process of talks between Iran and world powers over its nuclear program in the Austrian capital of Vienna, and said that “Iran is serious about reaching an agreement if the other parties are serious about the effective lifting of sanctions”.
The Iranian president, who is leading a delegation, arrived in Moscow on Wednesday for a visit at the invitation of his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin.