Zarif & Didier Burkhalter in Davos

FM confers with Swiss counterpart in Davos

IRNA – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif conferred with Swiss Foreign Minister Didier Burkhalter on the sidelines of World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos, Switzerland.

Iranian and Swiss foreign ministers discussed mutual issues, regional and international developments.

Zarif and Burkhalter expressed their satisfaction with bilateral relations and exchanged views on promotion of cooperation in banking and financial fields.

Iranian foreign minister is scheduled to talk with EU foreign affairs head Federica Mogherini after this meeting.

Zarif attended an unofficial meeting for discussing Syria crisis with the presence of UN special envoy for Syria Staffan de Mistura, Mogherini as well as a number of regional and European foreign ministers.

Zarif arrived in Zurich, Switzerland to attend the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos.

Foreign minister is scheduled to deliver a speech at World Economic Forum meeting in Davos on Wednesday.

The WEF meeting will last for four days with the attendance of world’s political and economic leaders in the ski resort city of Davos.

Zarif will leave Switzerland for Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to attend the extraordinary meeting of the foreign ministers of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) on the conditions of Muslims in Myanmar.