Iranian Foreign Minister Cevad Zarif, who held talks in Azerbaijan, Russia, Armenia and Georgia within the scope of 3 + 3 format, which came to the agenda with the proposal of Russian President Vladimir Putin for the solution of the problems in the South Caucasus after the Azerbaijan-Armenia war, today He met with Çavuşoğlu.
The two foreign ministers, who held a press conference after the meeting held at the Presidential office in Dolmabahçe Palace, said that the preparatory meetings held to start talks in this format went smoothly.
During the talks at the end of 2017. After visiting Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s 4-year hiatus Iran Tehran scope of strategic cooperation visit and this visit together to come to the subject of Turkey-Iran and the leaders of Russia within the framework of Astana meeting it was also discussed.
Çavuşoğlu: ” I hope the Biden administration will return to the US nuclear deal and cooperation between countries will be established ”
Turkey and Iran foreign ministers of Iran and the P5 + 1 (the US, Britain, Russia, China, France, Germany) and signed in 2015 between the European Union, but the former was taken agreement with the United States when President Donald Trump’s US decision also addressed the meeting they took.
Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu said, “We have supported and contributed to the nuclear agreement signed with Iran, the USA and Europe from the very beginning. Unfortunately, the Trump administration withdrew from this deal. I hope the Biden administration and the USA will return and cooperation between countries will be established. Thus, the embargoes on brotherly Iran will be lifted. We are ready to give every kind of support in Turkey, ” he said.
Zarif: ” America’s sanctions are illegal, they should go back to the nuclear deal ”
Iranian Foreign Minister Zarif said to a journalist on the same subject, “Will Iran continue to work until it reaches nuclear weapons? We were subjected to the CAATSA sanctions of the USA for purchasing the S-400. What will the two countries under American sanctions take as a concrete solidarity step on this issue? ” He said that the studies of the Tehran administration on nuclear energy do not mean that they want to produce nuclear weapons.
Elegant, ” We condemn the sanctions in a language that makes clear to the United States in Turkey, we do not give them the slightest way value. America has gotten used to imposing embargoes. These policies of America harm both the whole world and itself.
The comprehensive action plan was discussed. America, Iran and other European countries have reached an agreement and this has been approved by the UN. America not only left this agreement unilaterally, but also started to put pressure on countries that were bound by this agreement. We have already experienced this. Many Turkish companies and Turkish people faced these embargoes. This was actually completely illegal behavior. What Iran did was just compensation for what the US side was doing. This does not mean that Iran wants to acquire nuclear weapons. We do not accept nuclear weapons either as a belief or strategically. We do not see this as a security tool. We are even a party to the destruction of all nuclear weapons by countries that have these weapons. America has withdrawn from its comprehensive unilateral action plan and its commitments. It is now imperative for America to return to this agreement and fulfill the commitments. ”
Çavuşoğlu: ” We are working with Afghanistan for a triple mechanism ”
After the meeting, he held a press conference said Iran’s regional diplomacy in the South Caucasus with Turkey, Syria and Afghanistan after revealing that this time into the field more prepared to cooperate in a new tripartite format and demonstrate.
Foreign Minister Çavuşoğlu said, “Good relations between the two countries are important for regional peace, stability and economic development. Turkey, Iran, Azerbaijan and Turkey, Iran, Azerbaijan, Georgia, triple and quadruple mechanisms we have implemented. We are now working with Afghanistan for a tripartite mechanism. We strive for the stability of Syria and Iraq. We want to make peace in the South Caucasus permanent. Peace and stability in the South Caucasus will benefit everyone, normalization will benefit the countries of the region. The people of Armenia and Armenia will benefit the most. We expect Armenia to take constructive steps as well. ”
Foreign Minister of Iran, Afghanistan-Iran-Turkey trilateral cooperation demands that come from the management of Kabul, the US ‘more sensible attitude’ ‘if the exhibits will develop this cooperation, he said.
The foreign ministers stated that they have addressed many issues, including the development of the Gürbulak border gate, to restore economic and commercial relations, which have declined due to US sanctions and the Corona virus pandemic.