(MENAFN - The Peninsula) Riyadh's policies in the region are destructive and even to the detriment of itself, said Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, in an exclusive interview with Isna.
Zarif pointed out that 'Iran has always wanted to have good relations with its neighbours, but we believe that Riyadh's policies in the region are destructive and even to the detriment of itself
'We insist on the establishment of a safe, strong and convergent region which is in line with the national interests of Iran and the region. Iran's policy for interaction with the regional countries and Saudi Arabia is within this framework and has not changed,
'We have always emphasised that we are ready to dialogue with Saudi Arabia to resolve the crises in the region, whereas Riyadh unfortunately did not do this and sees its interests in creating tension in the region, Zarif noted.
Zarif who won the confidence vote of Parliament for the second term spoke about the latest development in the Iranian foreign policy, region, structural changes in the foreign ministry's management positions.