Tehran, Iran, May 18
By Mehdi Sepahvand - Trend:
Iranian Ambassador to Kuwait Alireza Enayati has called on the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) member states to try improving relations with Tehran.
Pointing to the ongoing negotiations between Iran and the group P5+1 (the US, UK, France, Russia, China, and Germany), Enayati invited GCC leaders to start talks with Iran.
Enayati made the remarks in an article that was covered by some media in Persian Gulf littoral Arab countries, IRNA news agency reported May 18.
The Iranian diplomat has pointed to common religious, historical, and social factors among Iran and GCC member countries as grounds on which to improve future relations.
Iran sincerely stretches a friendly hand to Arab countries in a bid to replace enmity with friendship and moderation, his letter reads.
He also points to recent inter-parliamentary relations between Iran and Kuwait as an example to follow in other Arab countries.
On May 15, Qatari Emir Sheikh Tamim Bin Hamad Al Thani said the GCC countries welcome achieving of a successful comprehensive nuclear agreement between Iran and six world powers.
Thani made the comment in a press conference after attending the Camp David Conference attended by the US President Barrack Obama, arguing that the entire Gulf countries will welcome the signing of a nuclear agreement with Iran.
He expressed hope that the agreement will serve as a factor in favor of establishment of peace and stability in the region.
Edited by CN