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Discussions between North Korean Foreign Minister Ri Yong-ho and Iranian officials during the former’s upcoming visit to Tehran will be limited to bilateral relations, an informed source said.
Chief-Commander of Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Major General Mohammad-Ali Jafari says any compromise with the United States will be equal to the demise of Iran’s 1979 Islamic Revolution.
Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi said the country welcomes any attempt to restore peace and stability to the Korean Peninsula but at the same time is not optimistic that US President Donald Trump would remain committed to his pledges.
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says the upcoming talks between the US and North Korea will be fruitful only if they manage to reduce tension in the Korean Peninsula.
An Iranian legislator says the US president is accusing Tehran of giving financial aid to Pyongyang only to deviate the international community’s attention from Washington’s breach of commitments.
A former Iranian diplomat says the crisis in the Korean Peninsula will benefit independent countries, including Iran.
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and visiting Japanese PM’s Envoy Masahiko Komura have discussed issues of mutual interest, particularly the North Korea developments, in a meeting in Tehran.
An Iranian lawmaker says Tehran is principally against any nuke test by any country, including North Korea, but Pyongyang’s test of nuclear weapons is a response to the US threatening behaviour in the Far East.