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Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has referred to the presence of foreign forces in the region as the root cause of regional tensions and insecurity.
Iran’s ambassador to Oman says the Arab country is seeking to mediate between Iran and the UK over the recent oil tankers dispute in the Persian Gulf.
Secretary of Iran’s Supreme National Security Council Ali Shamkhani has denounced the interference of foreign forces in the region, stressing that regional countries alone can contribute to the security of Persian Gulf.
Iran’s Foreign Ministry spokesman has appreciated Saudi, Omani, and Swiss officials for their cooperation to secure the release of an Iranian oil tanker from Saudi Arabia’s Jeddah and the repatriation of an injured Iranian sailor who was hospitalized in the kingdom’s Jizan.
Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister for Political Affairs has rejected any direct or indirect talks with the US amid heightened tension between the two sides.
Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister for Political Affairs Seyyed Abbas Araqchi will start his visits to Oman, Kuwait and Qatar on Sunday amid heightened tensions between Tehran and Washington, particularly in the Persian Gulf.
Iran says it has no problem with the visit of an Iraqi delegation to Tehran with the aim of mediating between Iran and the US, but the Islamic Republic will have its own say on the issue.
Oman’s Foreign Minister Yusuf Bin Alawi says he learned from his recent visit to Tehran that the Islamic Republic is open to talks with the US but not under pressure.