Jordan’s Foreign Minister Ayman Safadi says all Arab countries want amicable relations with Iran, but that requires Tehran to change its regional policies.
Addressing a webinar held by Brookings Institute’s Center for Middle East Policy on Thursday, Safadi said in addition to Iran’s nuclear program, “there are other issues that need to be addressed in order for us to be able to have good relations with Iran.”
“All Arab countries want good, neighborly relations with Iran, and there are already so many conflicts and crises in region that they cannot afford a new one,” he noted.
However, he added, “in order for that to happen, Iran needs to stop its interventionist policies in the region.”
According to Safadi, “healthy relations need respect for non-intervention in other countries’ affairs. Iran’s policies in the region need to be addressed, and the way to achieve that is dialogue.”
He referred to recent talks between Iran and Arab countries as an example of such approach, adding, “We have seen a lot of Arab countries engaging in dialog with Iran with the purpose of making sure
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