Iran reacts to GCC’s unfriendly announcement
Tehran, Iran, October 15
By Mehdi Sepahvand -Trend:
Tehran has reacted strongly to the Gulf Cooperation Council’s announcement that was read during the closing of a joint meeting with Turkey recently.
Countries which have violated their neighbors’ territorial integrity with their intervention and through war and terrorism are not entitled to advise others against intervention, part of an announcement by the Iranian Foreign Ministry read, Tasnim news agency reported October 15.
The Iranian ministry in the statement denounces terrorist adventures in Syria in particular, calling for global response to the catastrophe.
Elsewhere in the statement, the Foreign Ministry rebukes the GCC’s statement over the sovereignty of three Iranian islands in the Persian Gulf.
It also reprimands the GCC for “lack of goodwill” in its references to the Iranian nuclear deal, aka Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA).