Abdollahian: Iran does not recognize “accession” of Ukrainian territories to Russia

Iran does not recognize the “entry into Russia” of Crimea and four regions of Ukraine, despite the excellent relations with Moscow, the head of the Foreign Ministry of Iran Hossain Amir Abdollahian told TRT World, the TRT World agency.

“We recognize the sovereignty and territorial integrity of countries within the framework of international laws, so despite the excellent relations of Tehran and Moscow, we did not recognize the separation of Crimea, Lugansk and Donetsk regions from Ukraine … Because we insist on our consistent principle in foreign policy: when We say that the conflict in Ukraine is not a solution, we believe in our position as a fundamental political principle that we rely on, ”said Abdollahian.