Terrorism in region not after short-term goals: Iran Speaker
Tehran, Dec. 18, 2017(IRNA) – Terrorism trends in the region and behavior of the United States and certain regional countries made Iran assume that in order to address the issues the country should devise at least a mid-term plan, Iran's Parliament speaker said on Monday.
They are not following to achieve short-term goals, Ali Larijani said, addressing officials of the Iranian Parliament's Research Center.
'In order to address the US behaviors, we should conduct a correct analysis to understand their effects and to introduce measures to counter them,' Larijani added.
The Iranian Majlis speaker also warned against passive approaches and emphasized on making predictions and devising plans to deal with political and economic issues.
'The current foreign policy trends prescribe that in making our predictions we should take into account the regional and international situation as the US and certain regional countries are after harming Iran's national interests,' Larijani said.