TEHRAN Jan 29 (KUNA) -- Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amirabdollahian said Sunday that Tehran had received messages from "the other parties regarding the nuclear agreement", and through the Qatari foreign minister, who is visiting the republic.
The remarks was made by Amirabdollahian, during the joint press conference with Qatari Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohammad bin Abdulrahman Al-Thani, after their talks in Tehran, according to the Iranian Fars news agency.
The Iranian minister said, "We thank Qatar for its efforts in the field of lifting sanctions, and its endeavor to return all parties to the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (the nuclear agreement) to their obligations.
Today, we received messages from the corresponding parties through Qatar's foreign minister."
Amirabdollahian added that during his talks with the Qatari foreign minister, he "referred to the non-constructive role and interventionist measures of America and the three European countries in the recent riots in Iran," as he put it.
Amirabdollahian continued, "But concerning Qatar's efforts and conveying messages in resolving the issue of dialogue to lift the sanctions, we welcome any initiative taken by our friends in Qatar."
For his part, the Qatari foreign minister said that he "carried a message from the West to Iran regarding the nuclear agreement."
Al-Thani added, "from our point of view, there is now a good opportunity to solve the problems related to the nuclear agreement, and the United States has given us a series of messages regarding an issue indirectly related to the nuclear negotiations to deliver them to Iran."
When asked about the possibility of holding talks between Iran and the United States in Doha, the Qatari foreign minister replied, "Iranian-Qatari relations are significant for regional stability, and Qatar is always looking for the relations of the countries of the region with Iran."
Al-Thani stressed, "the nuclear negotiations are an important factor for stability in the region," adding, "we are trying to eliminate misunderstandings to return to the agreement."(end)