Iran’s Zarif discusses latest regional developments with top global leaders

September 23, The Iran Project – Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad-Javad Zarif, who is in New York to attend the 72nd UN General Assembly meeting on the sixth day of his visit conferred with top officials of several countries and the international bodies.  

Zarif held talks with UN Special Envoy for Syria Staffan de Mistura and Peter Maurer, the president of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) as well as Syrian counterpart Walid al-Muallem.

During the talks held on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly, Zarif and de Mistura conferred on the latest status of political talks aimed at resolving the Syria crisis and also discussed the dispatch of humanitarian aids and the future perspective after the defeat of terrorists.

Zarif also held a meeting with the president of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) on Friday, where they conferred on the latest status of the humanitarian aid being provided for the war-stricken and displaced people of Syria, Yemen and Myanmar.

Meanwhile, Zarif and Muallem conferred on the latest developments in Syria and discussed the latest political developments and also ongoing fight against terrorism in the war-torn country.

Earlier, Zarif had said that Iran will stand with Syria in the reconstruction of the Arab nation after the war.

Speaking to reporters after a high-level meeting on Syria in New York, Zarif had said Iran will assist the Syrian nation in reconstructing their country after the war, in the same way that it contributed to the delivery of humanitarian aids to the Arab state amid the crisis.

The Iranian foreign minister also met with his Afghan counterpart Salahuddin Rabbani and Fatou Bensouda, a prosecutor at the International Criminal Court (ICC).