Iran seriously stands against extremism, terrorism in region, official says
Tehran, Iran, Sept. 1
By Milad Fashtami - Trend:
Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian said that the Islamic Republic seriously stands against extremism and terrorism spread in the region.
The Iranian official made the remarks at a meeting with a visiting Egyptian media delegation, Iran's Mehr News Agency reported on September 1.
Amir-Abdollahian added that Iran seeks to "unfold the plots of the common enemies of the Islamic world, especially the Zionist regime".
Amir-Abdollahian also criticized some countries' double standards in dealing with issues such as democracy and terrorism.
Speaking of Iraq and Syria, the official noted that Iran supports any serious effort to fight terrorism in Iraq and Syria.
He went on to note that improving the life condition of Palestinians, as well as boosting their defense system is among Tehran's goals.
"Iran fully supports Palestinians to reach their certain rights and historic demand," he added.