Zarif to meet US counterpart in NY

TEHRAN, Apr. 18 (MNA) – Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif left Tehran for New York early Monday morning to attend Paris Agreement signing ceremony.

“Mr. Zarif is scheduled to have meetings with some officials attending the ceremony; he will also held talks with US Secretary of State John Kerry on JCPOA and its implementation process,” announced Foreign Ministry Spokesman Hossein Jaberi Ansari.

Iran’s foreign minister will further deliver a speech in a meeting with graduates of University of Harvard during his visit.

Deputy FM for Legal and International Affairs Seyyed Abbas Araghchi, Depury FM for European and American Countries Majid Takht-Ravanchi as well as FM Spokesperson Hossein Jaberi Ansari are accompanying Zarif in the visit.

The Paris Climate Change Agreement opens for signature on 22 April 2016 during a high-level ceremony convened by UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon in New York.

By Mehr News Agency