TEHRAN, Jan 13, (Asia Free Press): Foreign Minister of Iran Hossein Amirabdollahian in a phone conversation with his Kazakh counterpart Mukhtar Tileuberdi exchanged views on various important bilateral and regional issues, according to media reports.
During the phone conversation, Amirabdollahian referred to the positive and friendly relations of the two countries and also wished for further continuing that trend, as well as further expansion and strengthening of bilateral relations and cooperation, reported IRNA.
“The Islamic Republic of Iran has been closely monitoring the recent unrests in Kazakhstan ever since their onset, supports the legal government of Kazakhstan and condemns foreign interference in that country,” Amirabdollahian disclosed Iran’s perspective while pointing out to Kazakhstan’s current situation.
The Foreign Minister of Kazakhstan, briefed his Iranian counterpart about the ongoing developments in his country, and emphasized that Kazakhstan’s foreign policy fundamentals on relations with Iran remain the same as before, adding that his talks with the Iranian Foreign Minister is a sign for Tehran’s support for Kazakhstan’s national governance.
Mukhtar Tileuberdi appreciated the Islamic Republic of Iran’s stance during the recent developments in Kazakhstan, and emphasized that President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev’s upcoming visit of Iran is still on the agenda despite the unrest situation inside the country.
The Kazakh Foreign Minister referred to the 30th anniversary of his country’s relations with Iran and its significance for both sides, and also invited Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi to attend the International Kazakhstan Conference which to be staged in October 2022.