Zarif departs Tehran for Paris

TEHRAN, Jun. 21 (MNA) – Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif left Tehrn for an official two-day visit to French capital.

Zarif’s visit came upon an official invitation by his French counterpart Jean-Marc Ayrault and he is also slated to held talks with François Hollande, President of French Republic, on Wednesday on expansion of bilateral ties as well as regional and international developments.

Meeting with France’s speakers of Parliament and Senate and delivering a speech in a research center in Paris are also on agenda of foreign minister in Paris.

Zarif will depart Paris for Amsterdam on Wednesday night where he will meet with a number of high-ranking Dutch officials.

Iranian foreign minister has already visited European countries of Poland, Sweden, Latvia, Finland, Norway and Germany during his last tours.

After his third EU tour, Zarif is due to attend Shanghai Cooperation Organization meeting in Tashkent, Uzbekistan, to discuss the full membership of Islamic Repuclic in the organization.

By Mehr News Agency