Germany, Iran call for negotiations in crisis with Qatar


Visiting Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has called for deepening trade ties with Germany.

Activists hold placards as they protest against the US Supreme Court decision to revive parts of a travel ban on people from six Muslim-majority countries in Columbus Circle, Manhattan, New York, June 26, 2017.

The spokesperson condemned such policies and said it is regrettable that the United States government is closing its eyes on the real perpetrators of terrorist attacks in the USA and misguiding public opinion just because of its short-sighted economic justifications.

"It's regrettable that the citizens of the countries on the list have never participated in any act of terrorism against the USA and yet they are being punished for acts of terrorism by citizens of other countries which are not on the list", said Zarif.

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"For some terrorism and support for terrorism is measured by the amount of arms they buy from the U.S, and not by actually being involved in acts of terrorism", he said, in an apparent reference to recent US approval of $110 billion in arms sales to Saudi Arabia.

The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday allowed authorities to partially enforce Trump's ban on travellers from seven Muslim countries.

The US president initially signed an executive order of the travel ban in January.