Iranian Deputy FM in Berlin for Middle East talks

Iran Materials 7 August 2014 07:33 (UTC +04:00)

Iranˈs Deputy Foreign Minister for Arab and African Affairs Hossein Amir-Abdollahian held talks with German Deputy Foreign Minister Stephan Steinlein in Berlin on Wednesday, IRNA reported.

Talking to IRNA, the Iranian diplomat said his meetings with German officials focused on important Mideast issues, including the Gaza war, Palestine, the crisis in Syria and Iraq as well as the situation in violence-stricken Libya.

Abdollohian pointed out Germany and Iran had been engaged in discussions on the developments in West Asia and North Africa for quite some time.

A number of senior German politicians, among them top lawmakers of the co-ruling Christian Democratic and Social Demcratic Party, have visited Iran for political talks in recent months.

Berlin has repeatedly stressed Iranˈs key role in resolving regional conflicts like Afghanistan, Iraq and Syria.