Jan 13, 2019, 9:51 AM
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Iran summons Polish chargé d'affaires over anti-Iran meeting

Tehran, Jan 13, IRNA – Iranian Foreign Ministry has summoned Polish chargé d'affaires Wojciech Unolt to protest over co-hosting an anti-Iran meeting.

The managing director of Iranian Foreign Ministry for Eastern Europe conveyed Iran's formal protest to the Polish side for cooperating with the US to hold the anti-Iran meeting on February 13-14.

Referring to US hostile measure, the Iranian diplomat said Poland is expected to avoid accompanying US in this case.

He warned Poland of taking reciprocal act if the Polish government did not take urgent compensation measures.

Meanwhile, the Polish diplomat elaborated on the details of the upcoming meeting.

He also underlined the fact that Polish officials' stances are different from Americans'.

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo earlier announced holding a meeting with the focus on Iran on February 13-14.

He claimed that countries from Asia, Africa, Europe and the Middle East will participate in this meeting.

The meeting will be held in line with US efforts to promote Iranophobia policy.

Earlier on Friday, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif in a post on his Twitter page wrote, “Reminder to host/participants of anti-Iran conference: those who attended last US anti-Iran show are dead, disgraced, or marginalized. And Iran is stronger than ever.'

He added, “Polish Govt can't wash the shame: while Iran saved Poles in WWII, it now hosts desperate anti-Iran circus.'

Meanwhile, Iran's Deputy Foreign Minister Abbas Araqchi too in a Twitter message said that 1892 Polish people have been buried in Polish cemetery in Tehran since 1942.

He went on to note that 'After being released from Stalin's Gulag, over 100,000 Poles returned home through Iran.

'Iranians have continued to respect their Polish guests for 77 years,' he added.


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