New York (IP) – The diplomatic mission of the Islamic Republic of Iran to the United Nations categorically rejected UAE and Bahrain claims at the United Nations regarding the three Iranian islands of Abu Musa, Greater, and Lesser Tunbs.

Iran PressAmerica: Responding to the territorial claims of the representative of the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain regarding the islands of Abu Musa, Greater and Lesser Tunbs, the representative of the Islamic Republic of Iran in the Fourth Committee of the UN General Assembly, described UAE and Bahrain's remarks as "false and baseless" claims over Abu Musa and the Greater Tunb and Lesser Tunb islands.

He reiterated Iran's sovereignty over the islands and stated that the United Arab Emirates' claims constitute flagrant interference in Iran's domestic affairs."Iran has always pursued a policy of good neighborliness, he said, expressing Iran's readiness to engage in bilateral talks with the United Arab Emirates to remove any misunderstanding that may exist between the two countries," he said.

"Iran has always pursued a policy of good neighborliness, he said, expressing Iran's readiness to engage in bilateral talks with the United Arab Emirates to remove any misunderstanding that may exist between the two countries," he said.

The representative of the United Arab Emirates had claimed that her country has sovereign right over Abu Musa and the Greater and Lesser Tunb islands and called on Iran to renew efforts to resolve that dispute diplomatically through the international court system.

The representative of Bahrain had also reiterated her country's support for the self-proclaimed right of the United Arab Emirates to restore sovereignty over Abu Musa and the Greater and Lesser Tunb islands.

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