EghtesadOnline: French foreign minister following the meeting with his Iranian counterpart Mohammad Javad Zarif, defend Iran’s nuclear deal as an indication of diplomacy’s success.
“14 July is an important day for both of us.Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) showed that diplomacy is successful and Paris wants the implementation of the nuclear deal to continue,” French foreign minister Jean-Marc Ayrault said in a press conference here, pointing to 14 July which is the Bastille Day (French National Day) and coincident with the achievement ofJCPOA in Vienna, according to ISNA.
“France has been committed to defend JCPOA and we want this agreement to be respected,” he added. “Tehran and Paris can cooperate in security and regional areas and exchange views over human rights issues.”
“We believed the region need for peace and the time has come that big regional countries find a solution. From our point of view, the only efficient solution is reconciliation compliance with preserving theethnic and religious diversity,” Ayrault continued regarding to fighting against terrorism.
He insisted that there is no military solution in this regard.
French foreign minister in this press conference also expressed condolence over the heart-wrenching death of firefighters during the collapse of Plasco.