1038 GMT July 17, 2018
He made the remarks at the Fourth Annual Conference themed, “The New Geopolitical Environment in the Middle East: Between Fighting Terrorism and the Future of the Region” in Bucharest, Romania, IRNA reported.
According to the Iranian Embassy in Bucharest, Zahrani said that terrorism is not an inherent feature of the Middle East, noting that terrorism is the outcome of the US globalization drive.
Holding the US responsible for terrorism and insecurity in the region, he said that September 11 is proof of this claim.
Under the pretext of fighting terrorism, the US has launched several military interventions in regional countries, including Iraq, Syria and Afghanistan.