Iran blames NATO provocations for Ukraine crisis

Hossein Amir-Abdollahian, Iranian Foreign Minister

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# 24 February 2022 14:20 (UTC +04:00)

Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian has put the blame for the Ukraine crisis on the NATO provocations while urging for non-military solutions, APA's Tehran Bureau reports.

"The Ukraine crisis has roots in NATO provocations," the top Iranian diplomat said in a post on his Twitter account.

Meanwhile, Amir-Abdollahian underlined, Iran does not see "resorting to war as a solution."

The foreign minister also called for a ceasefire and focused on political and diplomatic solutions.

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