Iran’s foreign minister censured the West for supporting and the UN Security Council for failing to condemn the deadly gas attacks former Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein made on Iranian civilians during the 1980s war.
Some Western partners want Iran to make a mistake and declare steps, which will be in breach of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) on the Iranian nuclear program, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov told an international forum, the Primakov Readings, on Tuesday.
Iran has been generously welcoming Afghan immigrants for 40 years, but Western countries, that are the many causes of the Afghan people’s tragedies, must also fulfill their obligations in this regard, said the Iranian deputy foreign minister.
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said Sunday the West has turned the Middle East into a “powder keg” with its arms sales to the Arab countries of the region, stressing that the weapons supplies have not contributed to regional security.
Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei strongly denounced Western states for their pretense of advocating human rights while in reality they support terrorist groups and acts of terror.