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‘Iran Welcomes Cooperation with New EU Foreign Policy Chief’
Foreign Ministry Spokesman Seyyed Abbas Mousavi says Tehran welcomes mutually respectful interaction with incoming High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Josep Borrell.
Foreign Ministry Spokesman Seyyed Abbas Mousavi says Tehran welcomes mutually respectful interaction with incoming High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Josep Borrell. Mousavi made the remarks on Thursday in response to reporters’ question about Mr Borrell who is set to take over next month as the new foreign policy chief of the European Union.The Iranian spokesman highlighted the constructive efforts of Ms Federica Mogherini during her term in office, her balanced and positive look at international relations, multilateralism, and serious and effective diplomacy, especially her role in the negotiations that resulted in the JCPOA.“Considering what we know of Mr Borrell’s views in his previous posts, we hope that he, for his part, could succeed in meeting the challenges at a time when extremist unilateralism and acts of bullying by the US and a number of regional actors have caused the greatest troubles for diplomacy and constructive relations among countries based on respect,” Mousavi noted.“The Islamic Republic of Iran welcomes mutually respective cooperation and interaction in good faith with Mr Borrell and his colleagues in the European Union,” he noted.
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