Zarif: Military attack not to help Yemen

Zarif-Paki Speaker

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has said military attacks, bombardment and destruction of infrastructure won’t help Yemen.

Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Friday that military attacks, bombardment and destruction of infrastructure would not help Yemen.

Zarif made the remark in a meeting with Pakistan’s National Assembly Speaker Ayaz Sadiq.

Touching on the Iran-Pakistan cordial relations, Zarif described terrorism, extremism and smuggling as concerns shared by the two countries.

The Iranian minister also appreciated Pakistan for his stance toward Tehran nuclear issue.

Sadiq, for his part, underscored that Pakistan and Iran could play a pivotal role in settling regional problems.

Pointing to the current developments in Yemen, he added all parties should be invited to the negotiation table, emphasizing that dialogue is a sole way to settle the dispute in this Arab country.

The Pakistani official also called for expansion of parliamentary cooperation between the two countries.


Emad Askarieh has worked as a journalist since 2002. The main focus of his work is foreign policy and world diplomacy. He started his career at Iran Front Page Media Group, and is currently serving as the World Editor and the Vice-President for Executive Affairs at the Iran Front Page (IFP) news website.


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