Iran welcomes normalization of ties between two Koreas

TEHRAN, Apr. 28 (MNA) – Iran foreign ministry spokesman has welcomed the normalization of ties between the Koreas in a statement on Friday, saying that Iran has always called for a détente on the Korean Peninsula.

“Iran considers the recent meeting between the leaders of the two countries of North Korea and South Korea, as a decisive step in the right direction, which can contribute to regional and global peace and security,” according to Bahram Ghasemi on Friday evening.

“Iran’s policy has always been to oppose the manufacture, possession, maintenance and use of weapons of mass destruction (WMDs) and to support any attempt to free the world from such weapons,” Ghasemi added.

The Friday statement went on to say that the Islamic Republic of Iran believes that the resent and historic detente in the Korean Peninsula should vigorously, mutually, and without foreign interference continue.

The Iranian foreign ministry spokesman also warned the two Koreans no to trust the United States president as Iran’s 4—year long experience shows that the United States is not trustworthy.

“The United States does not live up to its international obligations as it has shown with regard to the JCPOA,” Ghasemi underlined.

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