Hossein Amirabdollahian, in a telephone conversation with his Bulgarian counterpart, added: “But we did not supply any weapons to Russia for the war in Ukraine. Our position is to oppose both NATO expansion in the region and the war in Ukraine.
He referred to the developments in Ukraine and said, “We are against the continuation of the war in Ukraine and are making efforts for a ceasefire.”
The senior Iranian diplomat also commented on the recent talks between the Islamic Republic and the International Atomic Energy Agency.
He also described Iran’s position against the convening of an extraordinary meeting of the UN Human Rights Council and any political behavior against Tehran.
Amirabdollahian thanked Bulgaria for condemning Daesh’s terrorist attack on the holy shrine of Shah Cheragh in the Iranian city of Shiraz.
For his part, the Bulgarian Foreign Minister underlined the strong and enduring ties between the two countries, calling for efforts to organize a session of the Joint Commission of the two parties in 2023.
He thanked his Iranian counterpart for his explanations on the developments in Ukraine as well as Iran’s opposition to war and the search for political solutions to the Ukrainian crisis.
Milkov said his country always supports the process of reviving the Iran nuclear deal and reaching an agreement between Iran and the international community.