Baku, Azerbaijan, Nov. 20
By Umid Niayesh - Trend:
Commenting on the new round of Iran-P5+1 nuclear talks, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said that threats at the negotiation table are not effective, the President's website reported on Nov. 20.
The new round of nuclear talks between Iran and the five United Nations members with veto powers plus Germany, known as P5+1 are scheduled to be held in Geneva on November 20 and 21.
Rouhani underlined that Iran is pursuing stability and peace in the region, adding that, all countries of the region as well as outside countries will benefit, if the nuclear negotiations are successful.
"Iran proved its goodwill at the last nuclear negotiations," he added.
Rouhani went on to say that the Islamic Republic has followed a path of logic and justice from the start.
The last round of Iran-P5+1 talks on Iran's nuclear issue ended on November 10 without any result.
Commenting on yesterday's terror attacks in Beirut, the Iranian president said that those who think that they can achieve their goals via terrorism, violence and threats are wrong.
Two bombs exploded near Iranian embassy in Beirut yesterday. Reportedly, the terror attack was organized by two suicide bombers.
Iran's foreign ministry has condemned the attack, as a result of which 24 people were killed and 144 more were injured.
The explosion took place in an area in the south of Beirut, which is mainly controlled by the Iran-backed Shiite movement Hezbollah.
Among 24 people killed in the blast, there were two Iranian citizens - the embassy's cultural attache Ebrahim Ansari, a wife of one of one of the Iranian diplomats, and also four Iranian embassy security guards.