Guterres appreciation of Iran’s constructive role in the region
WANA (May 18) – Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amirabdollahian and United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres discussed regional and international developments.
The latest developments in Yemen, Afghanistan, Syria, and Ukraine, the cooperation of the International Atomic Energy Agency, and the latest status of negotiations with the 5+1 were among the most critical topics of this phone call.
Regarding the residence of more than 5 million Afghan immigrants in Iran, Amir Abdullihan considered managing this huge population as requiring international attention and support.
The Minister of Foreign Affairs of Iran, expressing hope for the end of the blockade of Yemen, once again emphasized the opposition of the Islamic Republic of Iran to the war in Ukraine.
The UN Secretary-General also emphasized that all parties have a consensus regarding establishing a comprehensive government in Afghanistan, the fight against terrorism and the production and trafficking of drugs, and the right to education for women in this country.
Guterres also thanked Iran for its constructive role in accepting Afghan refugees.
Referring to the Istanbul meeting to extend the export of grain and agricultural fertilizers, Guterres expressed hope that the war in Ukraine would end as soon as possible.
Regarding the necessity of a lasting ceasefire in Yemen, the United Nations Secretary-General appreciated Iran’s constructive role in the region.