NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg has scheduled a special meeting of allied ambassadors and top Russian officials for next week as both sides seek dialogue to prevent open conflict over Ukraine, a NATO official said on Tuesday.
Russia may take unspecified new measures to ensure its security if the U.S. and its allies continue to take provocative action and ignore Moscow’s demand for guarantees precluding NATO’s expansion to Ukraine, a senior diplomat said Saturday.
President Seyyed Ebrahim Raeisi said two decades of the military presence of the United States and the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) in Afghanistan had no other result for the Afghan people but bloodshed and backwardness.
Russia’s ambassador to the US has criticized the West’s shipment of arms to Ukraine, saying the assumption that Moscow would not respond to Kiev’s military moves in fear of NATO is a “very dangerous delusion”.
Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif criticized the United States and North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) officials’ claims on war against terrorism in Afghanistan, stressing that they invaded the war-ravaged country only for their own interests and must now make up for invading and occupying Afghanistan.
Britain, which has had military presence in Afghanistan for years, is trying to distance itself from the ongoing crisis in the Asian country, claiming it tried to form a military alliance to support Afghan forces but NATO allies refused to take part.
Iran’s mission to the European Union has vehemently condemned recent statements by the secretary general of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) on the need for Iran to fully implement its obligations under its safeguard agreement with the UN nuclear watchdog.