FM Zarif: Iran never to yield to pressures
Tehran, Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Thursday that the Islamic Republic of Iran under no circumstances will yield to the US antiIran pressures.
Zarif made the remarks in a meeting which was held on the sidelines of the Asia Cooperation Dialogue (ACD) in Doha, Qatar.
'Iran will find its route as it is for 40 years we have done it and this will be continued which is a tough job, but we never tolerate pressues againt our nation and under no circumstances yield to their pressures and always welcome those giving us friendship hands,' Zarif said.
The US is now supporting Zionist regime which is regarded as the biggest terrorist in the region consequently the US is not illegible to label others terrorist and 'we strongly condemn the US measures in this regard', he said.
Iran never interfere in the relations between the US and countries in the region but 'we understand that all should live together which requires dialogue and mutual respect and understanding', Zarif said.
Iran is opposed to pressures being exerted against Qatar which is against international rules and regulations and the only option for all parties is returning to the table of negotiations, he said.
Referring to amicable ties between Iran with Qatar, Kuwait and Oman, he expressed hope to witness improvement of relations with Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain, Zarif said.
The Asia Cooperation Dialogue (ACD) is an intergovernmental organization created in Thailand on June 18, 2002 to promote Asian cooperation at continental level.
Source: Islamic Republic News Agency IRNA