Israeli Regime Only Serious Security Threat to Iran: Top Official
Secretary of Iran's Supreme National Security Council (SNSC) Ali Shamkhani has blasted Israel for possessing a large arsenal of nuclear warheads in West Asia and threatening the regional countries, specially the Islamic Republic.
"None of the neighboring and west Asian countries, except the Zionist regime, is regarded as security threat to Iran," Shamkhani said on Sunday, addressing a conference on security order in West Asia in Tehran; FNA reported.
He said security and interests are integrated and intertwined concepts and their realization depends on active and contributing role of the pivotal players based on their power and status.
"The ongoing forged crises are the offshoot of the goals and policies of the trans-regional powers to cover up the main crisis and divert the capacity of confronting the Zionist regime through arms race and bloodshed in borders of the Muslim World," Shamkhani added.
The Iranian capital hosted a conference on the security order in West Asia amid challenges facing the strategic region.
The International Conference on Regional Security Order in West Asia kicked off in Tehran on Sunday morning with a speech by Iranian Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani.
Senior foreign experts in the area of regional security are also attending the one-day event.
The summit is aimed at providing a close analysis of the situation in West Asia as well as discussing initiatives aimed at boosting decision-making and consensus-building on the future security order in the troubled Middle East region.
Source: Al Alam