Stability throughout the region is important to Tehran, Iranian President Ibrahim Raisi said at the annual debate of the UN General Assembly in New York, Report informs.
He noted that Iran’s security is directly linked to the security of its neighboring countries and criticized Western powers for what he said was an open attempt to undermine stability in the region.
According to Raisi, the world is close to a ‘critical point’, with non-Western states seeking to strengthen economic and political ties, resulting in the formation of a new world order. The global landscape is undergoing a paradigm shift towards an emerging new international order, a trajectory that is irreversible, he said.
The Iranian president warned that some countries are trying to recreate blocs at the global level, in the spirit of the Cold War. This return to the past poses a serious threat to all humanity, Raisi said. He added that Iran consistently opposes a new rift between East and West and is convinced that such a scenario must be prevented.