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In the meeting, Shamkhani said that nuclear deal and elimination of sanctions prepared the ground for building up confidence between Iran and non-belligerent states.
He added that in spite of good willing of Iran in implementation of the JCPOA as well as effective efforts of a number of countries in other side to accelerate implementation of the program, double standards of the US is the most important element for slowness of implementation of obligation of Group 5+1.
Reminding common view points of Iran and New Zealand on issues like nuclear disarmament, fight against drug trafficking and climate change, Shamkhani said that there are appropriate grounds for development of cooperation in the fields of politics, economy and trade.
Shamkhani called extremism and terrorism as the biggest security threat in the world now and talked about necessity to form a global determination to confront with its roots and supporters.
He underlined necessity to attract world community attention to ethnic cleansing and war criminal acts in Yemen.
Mc Cully emphasized on New Zealand's intention to strengthen all-out ties with Iran and added that Iran is a big, powerful country and effective on political, economic and security equations in the region and New Zealand wants to resume its politico-economic relations with Iran as well as development of cooperation in the field of security and fight against terrorism.
He said that New Zealand feels danger of terrorism very well and underlines necessity for a real confrontation with it.