UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres in a message to Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi stressed that he is interested in working with Iranian government to achieve peace, security, sustainable development, and human rights around the world.
Congratulating Raisi on his victory in the June election, Guterres expressed interest to cooperate with Iran to achieve peace, security, and development in the world.
“I would like to congratulate you on your new position as the president of the Islamic Republic of Iran”, Guterres said.
“Simultaneously with your presidency, your country, region, and the world are at a critical juncture. Today, we face many common challenges, including the Covid-19 pandemic, climate change, and long and devastating conflicts including in Middle East,” he added.
“Iran’s remarkable human and natural resources can improve the well-being of Iranians as well as other peoples of the world. The UN and I personally are interested in working with the new government under your presidency to achieve peace and security, sustainable development and human rights around the world,” the UN chief stated.
“I count on cooperation with your government to advance the values and principles of the United Nations Charter,” Guterres added.
“Your Excellency, please accept my best wishes and best regards,” he said.