Terrorist groups in Africa are a threat to regional and global peace and security and the fight against extremism is a major subject for mutual cooperation, said Zarif.
Iran has held talks with many countries on visa requirements and the diplomacy apparatus is ready to provide anything needed to facilitate the growth of the tourism sector, said Zarif.
Iran's policy toward its neighbors is based on ensuring collective interests, strengthening friendship and peaceful coexistence with an emphasis on religious commonalities, said Afkham.
If the government feels committed to fulfilling the ideals of Imam Khomeini, President Rouhani should have criticized Hammond who said that Iran has shown a more nuanced approach toward Israel.
Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman Marzieh Afkham has said that Iran remains concerned over the fate of the prisoners and is seeking consular access to them.
Since the beginning of the Revolution, the enmity of the Zionists and the Americans has not waned, the leader said.
President Rouhani said his administration has gone beyond expectations in achieving its objectives in its first two years in office.
Britain has a negative record in the minds of Iranians. However no one should be stalled in the past and there must be a move forward, said Hammond in a meeting with Ali Larijani.
The German foreign minister is to visit Tehran in October at the invitation of his Iranian counterpart Mohammad Javad Zarif.
Iran expects the British government to change its approach toward Iran and stay away from non-constructive misunderstandings, said Shamkhani in the meeting with Hammond.