Tehran 0
1 May 2019

In a speech to the Asian Cooperation Dialogue, Foreign Minister Javad Zarif posited that "our continent in general, and West Asia and the Persian Gulf region in particular, are undergoing crises caused primarily by the lack of inclusive regional dialogue coupled with short-sighted adventures and the aggressive unilateralism of the current U.S. administration". Calling for "an acceptance that inclusive multilateral dialogue is the only way out of the current multidimensional crises facing us all", Zarif added that "we also need to collectively address the alarming unilateralism of the current U.S. administration". "Unless we align our capabilities to secure multilateralism", he warned, "a rising and aggressive unilateralist wave can cover the entire world, quickly replacing the rule of law with the rule of the jungle". 

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