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Francois Senemaud, the French president’s special envoy on Syria, has hailed Tehran’s role in restoration of peace to Syria, saying that his country is fully prepared to cooperate with Iran in political settlement of the conflict in the Arab country.
Stephane de Gerando, a French composer and multimedia artist who recently visited Iran for the very first time to put on a video-mapping performance, said he is impressed by the beauties of Iran and the nation’s hospitality.
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says enemies are hatching plots to break up bilateral relations between Iran and European countries.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani called for efforts to promote cooperation with France on the regional and international issues and in countering the unilateral policies of certain countries.
Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi says short-sighted political interests should not lead the French government to distort Iran’s constructive policies in the region.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani confirmed the country has received a package prepared by Europe to salvage the Iran nuclear deal, but described it as a disappointing proposal which only contained a series of general commitments.
Tehran has summoned the French and Belgian ambassadors as well as the German chargé d'affaires and expressed its strong protest over the arrest of an Iranian diplomat in Germany.
A senior Iranian lawmaker has called on the Iranian Foreign Ministry to summon French Ambassador to Tehran in protest against the French government’s decision to allow an anti-Iran terror group to hold its annual gathering in Paris.
Iran's Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi says the recent reports on the role of Iranian nationals in an alleged plot to bomb an MKO gathering in Paris are part of a scenario devised by the terrorist group to deal a blow to Iran-Europe relations.