Presidents of Bolivia, Russia, Equatorial Guinea, Nigeria, Venezuela, Iraq and Turkmenistan are among foreign dignitaries who have arrived in Tehran.
An immediate ceasefire to end bloodshed along with coordinated international efforts to take on terrorism and extremism is the first step in settling the crisis, wrote FM Zarif in an opinion piece.
If it wasn’t for Iran’s stance against the disintegration of Iraq and Syria, Damascus and Baghdad would have fallen by now, Velayati said.
Foreign Minister Zarif says he is not running for president in 2021.
If regional countries are in pursuit of peaceful relations and want to live in peace and avoid interfering in other countries’ affairs, Iran’s policy is completely in keeping with that goal, Zarif said.
Those who were not part of the negotiations knew little about the atmosphere and details of the talks and were thus concerned about the outcome of the process, Zarif said.
An Iranian official has said that the foreign and interior ministries should work out a single formula to solve the pocketbook issues of the public.
Zarif has said that time has come for us to make maximal use of JCPOA, adding we should focus on the ways to seize the post-JCPOA opportunities to serve our national interests.
"Choosing Afkham as ambassador took a few minutes, but choosing her successor took four months," a daily quoted Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif as saying.
The secretary of the Supreme National Security Council has said that Iranophobia and Shiite Crescent plots were engineered to overshadow Iran’s position as the anchor of stability in the region.