(www.irna.ir) вЂ" Iran is a country that is interested in stability in its own immediate neighborhood and that is where its national security interests lie, said Iran's UN Ambassador Mohammad Javad Zarif.
Speaking in an interview with Channel 13 anchorman, Charlie Rose, Zarif said, "We want stability in our immediate neighborhood, and that is why we have called time and again for creation of a security and cooperation framework in the Persian Gulf, a region which has seen three wars in the space of three decades, one of which was launched against Iran and Iran suffered from it for eight years." Replying to a question on what role does Iran want to play in the region and in the world, he reiterated that Iran is interested in stability, reports Trend.
He stressed that Tehran wants to play a constructive role in the international community.
"We have played a constructive role in the international community," he said.