Iran fully ready for countering terrorism


Director General of Foreign Ministry’s Europe Department in a meeting with European states’ ambassadors in Tehran voiced Iran’s readiness for all-out cooperation with European states in combating terrorism.

Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qasemi announced on Sunday that following recent terrorist attack in Ahvaz and strong protest of Iran to Denmark, Sweden, Norway and Holland as well as the accusations leveled against Iran with regard to Denmark and France, Director General of Foreign Ministry’s Europe Department invited Norwegian and Swedish ambassadors and Danish Charge d’affaires to Foreign Ministry late Sunday.

During the meeting, the official explained Iran’s stances regarding Ahvaz incident and rejected the Zionist regime’s accusations against Iran, saying that the countries should help in fighting terrorism and providing terrorists with shelters is unacceptable.

He also voiced Iran’s preparedness for all-out cooperation with countries in the domain of security.

Earlier, deputy foreign minister for political affairs and Dutch ambassador had underlined joint cooperation in identifying terrorists hiding in Europe.

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