U.S. Sanctions Policy Threatens Middle East Security -Iran Deputy Foreign Minister

GENEVA, May 27 (Reuters) – Washington’s sanctions policy threatens the security of the Middle East, Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister Abbas Araqchi said on Monday, according to a statement on the ministry’s website.

Araqchi, while on a visit to Kuwait, also said Iran was ready for dialogue with other countries in the region.

Kuwait's Foreign Minister Sheikh Sabah Al-Khalid Al-Sabah meets with Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister Abbas Araqchi, in Kuwait City, Kuwait May 27, 2019.

Kuwaiti News Agency KUNA/Handout via REUTERS

(Reporting By Babak Dehghanpisheh)