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Dy FM: US spy drone intrusion a provocative act

IRNA - Islamic Republic News Agency

Tehran, Dec 10, IRNA -- Deputy Foreign Minister Hassan Qashghavi said here on Saturday the intrusion of the US advanced spy drone into the Iranian airspace was a provocative act.

He described the intrusion as blatant violation of international laws especially the United Nations Charter concerning peaceful relations among countries and as dangerous move by Washington.

Qashghavi made the remarks in a ceremony marking “Students Day” in Mazandaran province.

“Undoubtedly America is held responsibe for suhc a provocative action,” he said.

Pointing to the previous complaints lodged by Iran against US air and naval aggressions, he once again described the action as a preplanned and irresponsible move against Iran.

The deputy foreign minister called on the international community and the United Nations to harshly react to this dangerous US move.

Qashghavi also called on world nations especially the friendly ones to take stance against the US and stop its provocations because such moves will eventually weaken world peace and security.

He described the Iran's ability to intercept and bring down the US spy drone as a worthwhile and brave action and said this prves Iran's mastering of electronic and cyber technology.

Islamic Republic News Agency/IRNA NewsCode: 30704430

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