FILE PHOTO: Ali Akbar Velayati, top foreign policy adviser to Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, at a news conference in Beirut

FILE PHOTO: Ali Akbar Velayati, top foreign policy adviser to Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, at a news conference in Beirut

Ali Akbar Velayati, a top foreign policy adviser to Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, is seen at a news conference in Beirut on May 18, 2015. Photo: Reuters/Mohamed Azakir

May 21, 2018 2:46 PM (UTC+8)