9 December 2023

Foreign Minister Amirabdollahian conferred with UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on the Israel-Gaza war. Discussing his conversations with senior officials in Hamas and Palestinian Islamic Jihad, Amirabdollahian maintained: “As long as the U.S. backs the Zionist regime’s [ie, Israel’s] crimes and the continuation of war [in Gaza], not only is the ongoing war likely to spread, but also the situation in the region could explode”.

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