Iran, Lebanon discuss regional developments

TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian and Lebanese officials in a meeting in Beirut conferred on the latest regional developments as well as ways to further expand bilateral relations between the two countries.

The meeting was held between Iranian Ambassador to Beirut Mohammad Fath-Ali and Leader of the Lebanese Free Patriotic Movement (FPM) Party Michel Aoun on Wednesday.

During the meeting, Aoun referred to the recent insecurities in Lebanon and the region, and said despite financial and arsenal supports and aids of a number of countries of the region and world to radical groups in Syria, the groups could not achieve their goals and after defeating in Syria paid their attention to Iraq.

The two sides also discussed regional development and bilateral relations between Iran and Lebanon.

Fath-Ali, for his part, underlined the current sensitive situation in the region, and underscored the necessity for maintaining unity and solidarity among nations of the region in confrontation with radicalism.

He added that the US and the Zionist regime intend to divide countries of the region and by their vast supports for extremist groups are trying to change the map of the region.

In a relevant development in May, Iran’s former Ambassador to Beirut Qazanfar Roknabadi and Lebanese Parliament Speaker Nabih Berri stressed the vital importance of the promotion of friendly ties among the regional states in defusing the divisive plots hatched by the enemies to create rift among them.

During the meeting, Roknabadi stressed that supporting stability, security and national solidarity in the regional countries, including Lebanon stands atop Tehran’s foreign policy agenda.

Nabih Berri, for his part, described the enhancement of mutual understanding and cooperation among regional countries, specially in current situation, as a necessary and useful move towards reinvigorating of sustainable peace in the Middle-East.

By Fars News Agency


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