Tehran, Dec 26, 2019 (ICANA) – Australian Ambassador to Tehran Lyndall Sachs expressed readiness for maintaining cooperation with Iran in all fields, especially joint efforts in line with preserving peace and security
Speaking in a meeting with chairman of Iran-Australia parliamentary friendship group Mahmoud Sadeqi, Sachs referred to the importance of parliamentary cooperation, saying Australian parliament is interested in developing relations with Iran.
It is after taking advantage of parliamentary friendship group’s capacities, she added.
Expressing regret over US withdrawal from Iran nuclear deal, she said Australia policy has always been supporting the nuclear deal.
Sachs noted that Australia will continue its active diplomacy which is encouraging parties to be committed to the nuclear deal.
She urged all parties to be aware of the consequences of withdrawing from the nuclear deal.
Meanwhile, Sadeqi referred to the importance of developing parliamentary relations, saying the parliamentary friendship groups of two countries welcome boosting ties in political and economic fields.
Referring to US’ hostile policies and imposition of cruel sanctions against Iran, Sadeqi said they have influenced Iran’s relations with other countries including Australia.
He noted that the US president has not only pulled out of the nuclear deal but many other international agreements.
He called on the Australian government to adopt independent policy with regard to regional and international issues.
He expressed hope for developing relations between two countries in scientific, cultural, academic and tourism fields.