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President during a meeting with ambassadors of foreign countries to Tehran:

I. R. Iran ready to have interaction, coop. with all countries/Defeating Iranophobia the biggest JCPOA achievement/We seek good relations with neighbours, all countries/We neither start, nor favour continuing tensions in the region

“Considering the Islamic Republic of Iran’s geographic and strategic location, as well as its extensive economic capabilities and facilities, we are ready to interact and cooperate with all countries of the world” said President Rouhani in a meeting with ambassadors and heads of diplomatic missions and foreign organisations to Iran.

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In the meeting which was held one day before the 37th anniversary of the Islamic Revolution, President Rouhani said: “Interaction and economic cooperation with the Islamic Republic of Iran as the cheapest communication path is beneficial to the world’s economy and trade”.

Referring to the victory of the Islamic Revolution, Dr Rouhani said: “Iranian people led a huge revolution to victory 37 years ago for independence, freedom, and national sovereignty, despite oppositions by the world powers and they have been eager to have good relations with their neighbours and the world”.

“The 11th government stated since its early days in office that if respect replaces sanctions, the nuclear issue will be solvable through negotiation” added Rouhani.

President also referred to defeating Iranophobia as the biggest achievement of JCPOA and said: “The people of the world understood during the negotiations that Iranophobia is not real and the Iranian people are peace-loving and peace-seeking”.

Ruling out claims suggesting that Iran is seeking to dominate the region, Rouhani added: “Serious fight against terrorism and restoring stability to the sensitive Middle East region is very important to Iran and our main goal is to combat terrorism and put an end to instability in the whole region”.

“We neither have started, nor favour continuing tensions in the region” said Dr Rouhani adding that the Iranian nation are peace-seeking and anti-terrorism.

Describing terrorism as a threat not only to the region, but also to the whole world, he said: “Terrorism and its roots, which are ignorance, poverty, and unemployment in the region, should be confronted with”.

In this ceremony, Foreign Minister Zarif also delivered a speech and congratulated the victory of the Islamic Revolution and said: “The Islamic Republic of Iran is ready to cooperate with all countries of the region to confront common challenges”.

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