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Larijani: Yemen crisis should be resolved through national dialogue

IRNA - Islamic Republic News Agency

Tehran, April 21, IRNA -- Majlis Speaker Ali Larijani said on Tuesday that current conflicts in Yemen has no military solution and the issue should be resolved only by national reconciliation and Yemeni-Yemeni talks.

Larijani made the remarks in a meeting with Secretary General of Kurdistan Islamic Union (KIU) Mohammad Faraj Ahmad Aziz.

Foreign aggressions on Yemen run counter to the International Law and will not be helpful either causing further bloodshed, he said.

On Iran-Iraq ties, Larijani said that the current relations between Iran and Iraq is very friendly and brotherly, adding that the two rich and civilized nations play significant role in regional developments.

Referring to regional developments such as campaign with Daesh Takfiri terrorist group in Iraq, he said the Iraqi people after yours of suppression by Iraq dictator Saddam Hussein and after occupation of their motherland by aliens are now challenging with humanitarian tragedy caused by the terrorists who have destabilized Iraq and the entire region.

Unity among Islamic states is of prime importance to help resolve the crises in the Muslim World, Larijani said adding that only big and colonial powers take advantage of discords among Islamic states to meet their interests.

Secretary General of Kurdistan Islamic Union Mohammad Faraj Ahmad Aziz, for his part said the Islamic Republic of Iran is an important and powerful country in the region as well as in the Muslim World.

Referring to good relations between the two neighboring states, he said Iran under tough situations has always backed Iraqi people.

He called for collective contribution of the Islamic states to the international campaign against terrorism.

To attain the goal, all should help develop unity among Muslims, he said.

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