TEHRAN, 13 March (BelTA) - Belarus and Iran are committed to the idea of building a fair multipolar world, Belarusian President Aleksandr Lukashenko said following the talks with Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi in Tehran on 13 March, BelTA has learned.
"I am pleased that we have similar positions and approaches to many issues on the international agenda. The main thing is that Belarus and Iran are committed to the idea of building a fair multipolar world," the head of state said.
Aleksandr Lukashenko noted that the last time he visited Iran was 17 years ago. "I must state that no sanctions, no pressure could stop the movement of the Iranian people towards ensuring their independence and security," he stressed.
"The Iranian president and I agree that sanctions are a time of opportunities. It is very important for us not to harness them," the head of state emphasized.