Iran’s overseas ministry spokesman has condemned an announcement issued on the 147th overseas ministerial assembly of the Persian Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC).
“The ultimate assertion of this assembly, like its earlier conferences, lacks a sensible understanding of the continued developments and is a continuation of earlier hostilities and strain of the Saudi regime on different GCC members,” mentioned Saeed Khatibzadeh on Thursday night time.
He mentioned some GCC member states, swayed by Riyadh’s strain, nonetheless lengthy for the failed Iranophobia mission.
“What achievement has this improper development had for regional stability and safety over the previous many years?” he requested rhetorically.
“The Saudi regime is selling hatred and violence within the area by hijacking the GCC and its conferences and imposing its harmful opinions [on GCC members],” he mentioned.
In response to GCC’s unwarranted allegations by which it linked irrelevant points to the 2015 nuclear deal and made farcical claims, Khatibzadeh mentioned, “Because it has been mentioned again and again, the JCPOA is an settlement between Iran and everlasting members of the UN Safety Council plus Germany.”
“The settlement was negotiated as soon as, and it was finalized,” he added.
“The identical approach that our regional points should not associated to nations past the area, the Saudi regime’s efforts to get the GCC concerned in points that are mainly irrelevant to the GCC are futile, and can solely paint a blurred image of Saudi Arabia earlier than the world,” he added.
“Some GCC member states which make colossal army purchases and host overseas bases and supply for the Israeli regime to realize a foothold [in the region] and betray the reason for Palestine needs to be answerable for his or her actions,” he mentioned.
The spokesman careworn that the three Persian Gulf islands of the Larger and Lesser Tunbs in addition to Abu Musa are “integral components of Iran’s territorial integrity and sovereignty.”
He known as on GCC member states to concentrate to realities within the area as an alternative of issuing threadbare statements and alter their approaches from levelling baseless allegations to regional dialogue and cooperation.