Tehran, Jan 28, IRNA - Iranian Majlis Speaker Ali Larijani warned the United Arab Emirates (UAE) over the treatment of Iranian nationals upon their arrival in UAE airports.
He said, despite the high volume of trade exchanges between the two countries, the Iranian parliament was ready to seriously deal with the issue of the UAE's improper treatment of Iranian passengers in its airports.
He said the Iranian parliament would consider fresh measures against the UAE if it observes no changes in the UAE's manners towards the Iranians.
Larijani further stressed the strong opposition of Iranian parliament members to the UAE officials' conduct towards the Iranian nationals.
analyst of international affairs urged Iranian officials on Wednesday to react
to the "inhuman act" of the United Arab Emirates for fingerprinting from the
Iranian nationals upon their arrival in the UAE.
Speaking to IRNA, Sabah Zanganeh said that Tehran should react more sensitively to the insulting move of the UAE to make it change its attitude towards Iranians.
"Such an attitude may be resulted from a sort of UAE's cooperation with political and security services of certain countries," said the analyst.
He stressed that Iran should take a similar attitude towards the UAE's nationals upon their arrival in Tehran.
Given the high number of Iranian nationals traveling to the UAE, Zanganeh said Iran should, at the first stage, try to solve the problem through negotiations and retaliate if it failed to achieve an acceptable solution in its talks with UAE's officials.
The UAE's mistreatment of the Iranian passengers upon their arrival in Dubai triggered various criticisms by different Iranian officials and ordinary people.
On January 12, Foreign Ministry spokesman Hassan Qashqavi said that Tehran has temporarily begun fingerprinting the UAE travelers upon their arrival in Iran.
He stressed that the move was a tit-for-tat over the fingerprinting of the Iranian nationals by UAE officials during the past months.
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