TEHRAN, Dec. 05 (Press Shia) – Foreign Ministry has summoned the UN Resident Coordinator and UNDP Resident Representative Gary Lewis to seek his comments about his interventionist remarks.

On Monday evening, Foreign Ministry voiced criticism for Mr. Lewis for his ‘unconventional and interventionist’ remarks. The Ministry however provided no further details about Mr. Lewis’ remarks which it had called ‘unconventional.’

The summoning notice said that the UN representations in the Islamic Republic of Iran should strictly work in frameworks set by their inherent duties and responsibilities and should avoid deviations to other issues not related to their jurisdiction. Reportedy, Gary Lewis provided assurances to the Ministry that his activities in future would only focus on development issues and will be in coordination with Iranian officials.