British ambassador to Tehran meets with Iranian MP

British Ambassador to Tehran Richard Dalton met with head of Iran-Britain parliamentary friendship group Hossein Nejabat here Wednesday.

According to Majlis Media Department, Nejabat referring to the ups and downs in mutual relations in recent years, said, parliamentary diplomacy and the existence of parliamentary friendship groups are among important and effective tools in removing misunderstanding and expanding cultural and parliamentary ties between the two countries.

Condemning the West’s double standards in facing with some international issues, including terrorism, Nejabat called Iran a victim of terrorism and asked for a true and deep campaign against this world ominous phenomenon.

Head of Iran-Britain parliamentary friendship group stressed on Iran’s inalienable rights of access to the peaceful nuclear energy and use of this energy in the fields of electrical power, agriculture and industry adding these things are among the rights of developing countries all around the world.

British ambassador to Tehran, for his part, welcomed the activity of parliamentary groups and described the role of such groups in promoting parliamentary ties very effective and useful.

Referring to the Britain Anti-terrorism Law, passed in year 2000, Dalton named Mojahedin organization as a terroristic group and said the members of the group have no right to be active in Britain.

The British ambassador to Tehran called on more negotiations between political and parliamentary officials of both countries and requested Iran’s more cooperation with International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA).

Tehran, Feb 2, IRNA

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