Mark Rutte

Zarif confers with Dutch prime minister

The Hague, June 23, IRNA – Visiting Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on Thursday held talks with Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte on ways to develop political ties.

The talks were also focused on mutual concerns about international peace and security.

Zarif arrived in The Hague on Thursday morning after the end of his two-day visit to France.

So far, Zarif has held separate meetings with Dutch Economy Minister Hank Kamp and Speaker of House of Representatives of the Netherlands Khadija Arib.

The foreign minister is due to hold talks with the Dutch foreign minister in Amsterdam.