Actually Iran’s Foreign Minister is Ali Akbar Salehi, as noted here. Ramin Mehman-Parast is not Foreign Minister; he is a Foreign Ministry spokesman.
“Egypt: Iran, An Islamic Middle East Against Israel,” from ANSAmed, February 1 (thanks to Insubria):
(ANSAmed) – TEHRAN, FEBRUARY 1 – The overthrow of regimes in power in a number of Arab countries, including Egypt, would lead to an improvement in their relations with Iran and the creation of ”an Islamic and powerful Middle East capable of opposing Israel”. The comments were made today by Iran’s Foreign Minister, Ramin Mehman-Parast.
”The great popular action that we are seeing in the Middle East and North Africa is aimed at putting an end to dependence on the major powers,” said Mehman-Parast in his weekly press conference. ”It is an Islamic reawakening and its outcome will depend on the situation in the region and on the people”.
Tehran broke off diplomatic relations with Cairo over 30 years ago, after Iran’s Islamic revolution, in protest against the Camp David peace treaty signed by the then Egyptian President, Anwar Sadat and Israel….