Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif voiced Tehran’s support for regional dialogue during a visit to Qatar.
In a meeting with Emir of Qatar Sheikh Tamim Bin Hamad Al-Thani on Sunday, Zarif hailed the grounds and capacities for the expansion of ties between the two countries.
He also expounded on Tehran’s regional stances on closer collaboration with the regional countries and the latest developments in the course of negotiations between Iran and the remaining parties to the 2015 nuclear deal, Tasnim news agency reported.
Sheikh Tamim, for his part, expressed his country’s willingness to promote cooperation with Iran in various fields.
The Qatari emir highlighted the significance of the relations and regional cooperation between the two nations.
In a meeting with his Qatari counterpart Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al Thani, Zarif said Iran’s policy is based on the enhancement of relations with regional countries in order to ensure peace and stability in the region.
He also noted that Iran welcomes regional dialogue as an absolute necessity for the establishment of regional stability.
Zarif further underscored the need to further diversify the areas of cooperation with Qatar, especially in trade, economic and investment fields.
The two countries enjoy great potential and capacities for closer collaboration, he noted.
The Qatari foreign minister, on his part, pointed to a meeting of the Iran-Qatar Joint Commission held in Iran’s Isfahan, saying another meeting should be held in Doha to further cement mutual trade and economic ties.
Source: Iranian media