Iran, Egypt foreign ministers discuss nuclear free Mideast plan

New York, April 27, IRNA – Iranian and Egyptian foreign ministers in a meeting here discussed the plan for nuclear free Middle East.

Mohammad Javad Zarif and Sameh Shoukry held the meeting on the sidelines of the NPT Review Conference in New York Monday.

In this meeting, the two sides referred to the good background of Iran-Egypt cooperation in international domains and underlined the need for closer cooperation between the Iranian and Egyptian delegations in the ongoing NPT conference for adopting close and unified positions.

The two foreign ministers also discussed the plan for nuclear free Middle East as well as the NPT Review Conference.

Zarif is in New York to attend the Review Conference of NPT which is held at five-year intervals at UN Headquarters to discuss the three major parts of the treaty and reach a final binding document.