Planned Anti-Iran Summit in Poland a “Desperate” Attempt

Zarif criticized Poland for jointly hosting a global summit with a focus on Tehran, calling it a “desperate anti-Iran circus”
Planned Anti-Iran Summit in Poland a “Desperate” Attempt Planned Anti-Iran Summit in Poland a “Desperate” Attempt

Iranian officials have criticized the US decision to jointly host an international conference in Poland to build pressure on Tehran, dismissing it as a “desperate” attempt. 
Washington announced on Friday that the summit would be held in Warsaw from February 13 to 14, and US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said the meeting would focus on Middle East stability and security, including on the “important element of making sure that Iran is not a destabilizing influence”, Reuters reported.  
In response, Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif wrote on his Twitter account on Friday: “Reminder to host/participants of anti-Iran conference: Those who attended last US anti-Iran show are either dead, disgraced or marginalized. And Iran is stronger than ever.” 
He also said, “While Iran saved Poles in WWII, it now hosts a desperate anti-Iran circus." 
Relations between Tehran and Washington worsened following the decision in May by US President Donald Trump to pull out of a nuclear deal between Iran and six major powers and to reimpose sanctions.  
Pompeo, who is on an eight-day visit to the Middle East, said the meeting would “bring together dozens of countries from all around the world, from Asia, from Africa, from Western Hemisphere countries, Europe too, the Middle East of course”.



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