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Iran favors world free from nuclear weapons: Rahimi

IRNA - Islamic Republic News Agency

Tehran, June 14, IRNA -- First Vice-President Mohammad Reza Rahimi said on Tuesday that the Iranian nation favors a world free from nuclear weapons.

In a meeting with the Cambodian deputy foreign minister and special envoy, he said that Iran has always been after peace and friendship.

“One of the principles Iran has always observed is the international campaign against terrorism,” Rahimi said, adding that the Islamic Republic of Iran wants to develop friendship with all the countries except Israel.

Cambodia is one of the states Iran is interested to develop relations with it, he said.

Rahimi further noted that Iran favors to upgrade ties with the countries which were once under colonialist powers and attained independence.

Of course, the colonial powers are seeking to misportray realities in a bid to reach their evil purposes, he said.

Rahimi said that Iran has made great economic achievements and reached self-sufficiency despite the economic sanctions.

The first vice-president said that Iran is interested to develop relations with the brotherly and friendly country of Cambodia.

Meanwhile, the Cambodian deputy foreign minister said that during his stay in Tehran, he held constructive talks with Iranian officials and hoped that bilateral ties will further develop.

Stating that the western media do not present realities, he also said that the Cambodian nation and government considers the arrogant powers’ hostile policies against Iran as unfair.

The Cambodian government believes that the developing countries can withstand the bullying policies of the arrogant powers through unity and solidarity, he said.

Islamic Republic News Agency/IRNA NewsCode: 30431926

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