Moroccan speaker calls for settlement of Iran's N-case through diplomacy

Iran Materials 7 February 2007 14:00 (UTC +04:00)

(www.irna.ir) вЂ" Moroccan Chamber of Representatives Speaker Abdelwahed Radhi evening in Rabat called for the Iran nuclear issue to be settled through diplomacy.

The speaker, during a meeting with Iranian Foreign Minister Manouchehr Mottaki, said Rabat believes Iran has the inalienable right to access peaceful nuclear technology.

Tehran and Rabat share similar views regarding developments in Iraq, Lebanon and Palestine, he said, and added that the two sides were of the opinion colonial powers were the main cause of all regional and international tensions, reports Trend.

He further called on parties to conflicts to settle their differences peacefully and through constructive negotiation.

The Iranian foreign minister, for his part, briefed the Moroccan speaker on the priorities of Iranian foreign policy.

The two sides also condemned recent moves to foment tension among Islamic sects in Iraq, and called for urgent withdrawal of foreign forces from that occupied country.

Cautioning against moves that would create further tensions, they said a civil war or exacerbation of tensions in Iraq would be in the interest of the enemies.

The two officials also called for further expansion of bilateral cooperation in all areas.

Mottaki wound up his two-day visit to Morocco and left Rabat Tuesday evening.