Tehran (IP)- In a telephone conversation between Iranian Foreign Minister and his Ukrainian counterpart, the two sides discussed some issues of mutual interest.

Iran PressIran News: During the conversation, Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amirabdollahian reaffirmed Iran’s principled stance in opposing the war. He also referred to the recent meeting between Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin in Turkmenistan and his talks with the Russian foreign minister, underlining Iran’s position regarding the need to focus on finding a political solution and avoiding war in Ukraine.

Related News:

Iran, Russia presidents meet on sidelines of Caspian Sea Summit

Amirabdollahian stressed Iran’s readiness to pursue a diplomatic solution and make good efforts to end the Ukraine crisis.

The Iranian foreign minister added: “We have announced from the very beginning that while noting the root cause of the crisis, we are opposed to resorting to war and do not think war is a suitable solution to problems. “

Amirabdollahian also said Iran's relations with Ukraine have always been based on friendship, respect, and mutual interests over the past three decades, and that Iran is ready to participate in the agreement to open a corridor for transportation of cereals in the Black Sea.

The Iranian foreign minister also invited his Ukrainian counterpart to visit Tehran.

Ukraine’s Foreign Minister Dmitry Kuleba also thanked the Islamic Republic of Iran for its opposition to the war. Kuleba said Ukraine is ready to receive any political assistance or support to end the crisis in his country.

Kuleba also announced Ukraine’s readiness for all-out expansion of ties with Iran, including in agriculture and cereals. He described the continuation of talks between Tehran and Kyiv for expanding ties as constructive.

He outlined the latest conflict situation in his country and thanked Iran’s valuable efforts to end the war. Kuleba added that due to the state of war, conditions for talks with Russia are difficult.

In the end, the Ukrainian foreign minister invited Amirabdollahian to visit Kyiv as well.


Read More:

Ukrainian FM appreciates Iran for sending medical team to Ukraine

Iran's FM confers with his Ukrainian counterpart over a phone call