Italian Foreign Minister Antonio Tagjani He told his Iranian counterpart that the Islamic Republic is playing an important role in maintaining the status quo in the region.
In a telephone call with Hossein Amir Abdullahian on Wednesday, Tajani emphasized Tehran’s role in strengthening peace and stability in the West Asian region.
Tajani continued, “Iran and Italy [both] You can inherit the ancient civilization and enjoy its expansion and growth. [bilateral] relationship. ”
JCPOA revival negotiations
Italy’s top diplomat also addressed the issue of ongoing negotiations through the European Union for a possible restoration of Iran’s 2015 nuclear deal with the rest of the world.
The United States withdrew from the agreement, formally known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), in 2018, reimposing the sanctions that the agreement lifted.
Mr Tajani vowed his country would “do its best” to ensure that the talks lead to an agreement that benefits all parties.
The Iranian Foreign Minister explained the latest status of the JCPOA revival negotiations and the ongoing cooperation of the Islamic Republic with the International Atomic Energy Agency.
He also expressed his hope that the two countries will further expand their political, economic and cultural ties.
Iran’s top diplomat also thanked Tajani for Italy’s condemnation of the late October terrorist attack on a popular Shia temple in Iran’s southern province of Fars, which led to the deaths of 15 pilgrims.
war in ukraine
Elsewhere in his remarks, the Iranian official turned to the issue of the current February war between Russia and Ukraine.
Iran’s “principled and unchanging” policy on the conflict is based on “the need for a political solution and the cessation of war,” he said.
Therefore, the Islamic Republic will continue efforts to “advance the political process” that could bring an end to the war, Amir Abdullahian concluded.