Iranian Pres.: Enhancing Regional Coop. Is Top Foreign Policy Priority

(MENAFN- Kuwait News Agency (KUNA)) TEHRAN, July 11 (KUNA) -- Iranian President-elect Masoud Pezeshkian affirmed on Tuesday that Iran's top foreign policy is to enhance cooperation with neighbouring countries.
According to the Iranian News Agency (IRNA), President Pezeshkian in a statement said that Iran has emphasized the need of cooperation and constructive interaction between regional countries for sustainable development and enhancement of their global status.
Pezeshkian said that he would like to address through this note to brothers and sisters and neighbours in the region at the beginning of his journey as the president of Iran after people elected him to hold the country's top executive post.
He called for a step together on the path of constructive dialogue in order to strengthen cooperation and solidarity between the nations and governments of the region.
Pezeshkian stressed that Iran and its Arab and Muslim neighbours have common views and interests on many international and regional issues.
Through sustainable peace and stability in the region and dealing with threats requires cooperation and collective security among its surrounding countries, he emphasized.
Pezeshkian reiterated his country's supporting stance on the Palestinian cause, ending the occupation and giving back the Palestinian people their freedom and rights.
He considered the Israeli nuclear weapon a threat to the peace and stability of the region, calling on all countries to cooperate to reach a Middle East free of mass destruction weapons. (end)


Kuwait News Agency (KUNA)

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