Iranian FM asks for serious anti-ISIL action

SHAFAQNA (Shia International News Association) – Iranian Foreign Minister calls on all the world states to adopt serious action against the ISIL terrorist group and without considering political considerations and short-term interests.

In a phone talk with his Italian counterpart Federica Mogherini on Wednesday, Mohammad Javad Zarif said “To show their good will and seriousness in the fight against the ISIL terrorist group, all countries should set aside their political considerations and short-term interests.”

He underlined the importance of maintaining stability and territorial integrity in Iraq, Syria and Lebanon, and said Iran is making strenuous efforts to help the nations and governments of these countries to overcome the ominous phenomenon of extremism and terrorism.

During the phone talk, the latest regional developments, especially in Syria, Iraq and Lebanon, were discussed, and the two sides stressed the necessity for campaign against ISIL and finding a political solution to come out of the status quo.


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