Foreign Minister stresses Dutch willingness to strengthen ties with Iran – Politics News

Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amirabdollahian and his Dutch counterpart Wopke Hoekstra met on the sidelines of the 58th Munich Security Conference to discuss the state of bilateral relations and some issues of common interest.

During the meeting, Amirabdollahian stressed the need for the two countries to work to bridge the views of Tehran and Amsterdam and implement the agreements between the two countries to further develop and expand the relationship.

He explained the latest status of negotiations on lifting sanctions against Iran in Vienna and exchanged views with his Dutch counterpart in this regard.

Amirabdollahian stressed the position of the Islamic Republic of Iran on the need to lift all sanctions inconsistent with the nuclear agreement, JCPOA, and the need to respect Iran’s red lines during the negotiations, according to the site. Ministry of Foreign Affairs website.

Regarding the situation in Afghanistan and the priority of humanitarian aid and the situation of Afghan refugees and asylum seekers, the Iranian Foreign Minister stressed the need for the international community to assume its responsibilities towards the country.

Amirabdollahian also spoke about the complicated situation in Yemen and the fact that things are getting out of control there. He stressed that the situation in Yemen is by no means in the interest of the countries of the region and that it is necessary for all countries to take their responsibilities and put an end to the catastrophic humanitarian situation in Yemen and resolve the crisis. by ending war and military aggression and pursuing a political solution.

Dutch Foreign Minister Wopke Hoekstra also welcomed the meeting with Amirabdollahian and said he hopes he will visit Tehran soon to exchange views and work closely with the senior Iranian diplomat on the development and expansion of bilateral relations as well as on matters of mutual interest. In the region.

Hoekstra also expressed hope that during the talks in Vienna an agreement will be reached as soon as possible to move to a new situation, and underlined the Netherlands’ willingness to expand bilateral relations and strengthen cooperation. with Iran.

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