Diversity, Iran's capacity for promotion of ties with neighbors: Official

Tehran, Oct 6, IRNA – Cultural diversity is Iran's potential for promotion of relations with the neighbors, a senior Iranian official said.

The fact that various ethnic groups and followers of various religious groups are living in Iran is a capacity for improvement of relations with the neighboring countries, Iran's Deputy Minister of Culture and Islamic Guidance Hadi Hosseini said on Saturday.

He noted that the cultural diversity is a great capacity that should not be neglected.

The official said that investment on cultural diversity can foil enemies' conspiracies.

Lots of ethnic groups are living in Iran peacefully which share similar cultures with the ethnic groups, residing in the neighboring countries.

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