US bully-like hegemony endangering world: Iran politician

Beijing, Nov 21, IRNA – The bully-like hegemony of the United States is jeopardizing the security of not only the Middle East but also the world, said the director of the Center for Political and International Studies at Iran's Foreign Ministry on Wednesday in Tokyo.

The US unilateral exit from the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), better-known as Iran Deal, and sanctioning Iran is not just an issue between the US and Iran; it is also a violation of the international rules and a move against others, including Europe and Japan, said Mohammad-Kazem Sajjadpour in the 10th conference of political talks of the Japan Institute of International Affairs, which was also attended by the Head of the institute Kenichirō Sasae.

The people and the government of Iran, relying on their domestic and regional capacities, can breeze through the crisis, as they have proved in the in the past four decades that they can stand against issues bigger than sanctions and manage them, said Sajjadpour.

Referring to the long relations between Iran and Japan, he said dialog between research institutes of the two counties is essential.

In the conference, which was also attended by some Japanese researchers and university professors, the two sides exchanged ideas about bilateral, regional, and international developments.


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