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Mehmanparast: Persian Gulf security among Iranís top priorities

IRNA - Islamic Republic News Agency

Tehran, Jan 15, IRNA -- Foreign Ministry spokesman Ramin Mehmanparast said on Sunday that the Islamic Republic of Iran attaches importance to maintaining the security of the Persian Gulf region and this should be achieved through collective cooperation among regional countries.

Mehmanparast made the remark in a meeting with a group of teachers in Tehran on Sunday.

Strait of Hormuz is a strategic highway for transfer of energy which plays a prominent role in global economy and there is no doubt that maintaining the security of this region is among Iran’s priorities, he said.

The Islamic Republic of Iran spares no efforts to maintain security of the Persian Gulf region, Mehmanparast underlined.

Islamic Republic News Agency/IRNA NewsCode: 30766258

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