Returning from Turkey, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Islamic Republic of Iran Aliakbar Salehi made a phone call to the Acting Vice President of Egypt Mohamed AlBaradei to discuss latest developments in Egypt.
Mehr News Agency reports that the Iranian Foreign Minister stressed the need for the people of Egypt to decide for their own interests, adding that the decision by the Egyptians to decide the future course of their political affairs is respected by all.
Salehi also called on all Egyptian political groups and elite to work within the country’s political framework in keeping with notions of unity in order to gratify the nation’s needs.
Mohamed ElBaradei expressed gratitude for Salehi’s concern and stressed the important role of the Islamic Republic of Iran in regional affairs.
He expressed willingness to strengthen ties with Iran and pursue cooperation regarding regional issues.