TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Ramin Mehman-Parast
blasted the baseless claims raised by the Arab League on the three
Criticizing the Arab League for statement on
Iranian islands of Abu Musa and the Greater and Lesser Tunbs in the
Persian Gulf, Mehman-Parast called the move as blatant violation of
Iranian territorial integrity.
The Arab League in their 22nd
summit in Libya once again repeated baseless allegations about Iranian
Mehman-Parast said the three Iranian islands are
integral part of Iranian territory and making such baseless and unwise
allegations will never leave impact on Iran’s national sovereignty over
The dispute must be solved by merely bilateral
negotiations and interference of a third party will not be helpful, he
International documents clearly show that the three
islands, which were historically owned by Iran, temporarily fell to
British control in 1903. The islands were returned to Iran based on an
agreement in 1971 before the UAE was born.
Iran has repeatedly
declared that its ownership of the three islands is unquestionable.
international law, no state can defy any agreements, which came into
being before its establishment.
Although the UAE continues to
make territorial claims against the Islamic Republi… >>>