Zarif: Discord among Islamic schools of thought benefits Zionist regime

Tehran, Jan 13, IRNA – Foreign Minister Mohammad-Javad Zarif said on Monday that the Zionist regime takes advantage of discord among Islamic schools of thought as well as any tension in the region to its own benefit.

Zarif in a meeting with Lebanese Parliament Speaker Nabih Berri invited him to attend the meeting of the OIC parliament speakers, saying positive developments are in the shaping in Lebanon. Zarif said Berri plays a key role in fostering unity among different political and religions groups in Lebanon.

On the Iran-G5+1 talks, Zarif said the Zionist regime is seriously concerned about developments in the nuclear talks between the two sides.

He also voiced concern about the fate of Imam Moussa Sadr, saying Iran emphasizes the need for determining the fate of Imam Musa Sadr and his companion.

For his part, Berri expressed his opinion about Syria issues and said Iran shoulders a grave role in regional issues.