Tehran hails EU “resolution” on Iran
Baku, Azerbaijan, Oct. 25
By Khalid Kazimov – Trend:
Iranian Foreign Ministry has hailed the EU’s recent resolution on “normalization of ties with Iran.”
“This issue [passing the resolution] demonstrates the positive will of the EU towards expansion and deepening of bilateral ties with Iran in all spheres,” IRNA quoted Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qasemi as saying.
According to the report, the EU “passed” a resolution Oct. 25 on the Islamic Republic, namely EU strategy towards Iran after the nuclear agreement.
“Acknowledging the Islamic Republic’s international and regional role in establishing stability and peace in the region, the resolution emphasizes on the necessity of the constructive participation of our country in resolving regional disputes as well as fighting terrorism, in particular Daesh [the “Islamic State” terrorist group] and other similar groups…,” he said.
According to the spokesperson, the resolution also calls for expansion of ties with Iran in diplomatic, economic, energy, scientific, educational and research fields.
Iranian spokesman further called on the EU to find certain solutions to broaden its ties with Iran in the post-sanctions era.
He touched upon Iran’s missile program, saying the country’s missile tests are carried out in the framework of the country’s defense doctrine.
“Iran’s defense capabilities are not negotiable …,” he added.