Zarif, UN Rep. discuss Iraq

IRNA – Iran’s Minister of Foreign Affairs and the United Nations Secretary-General’s special representative for Iraq discussed issues of mutual interest in New York.

In the meeting held on Tuesday (local time) Mohammad Javad Zarif and Ján Kubiš discussed the current situation in Iraq, expressed satisfaction over the effective fight on terrorism, and urged protecting the sovereignty, territorial integrity of the Arab country and enhancing its security and stability.

Zarif who is in New York to take part in a high-level meetings about sustainable development, has been meeting with some UN officials on the sidelines.

He met with the UN Secretary-Genral Antonio Guterres on Monday and discussed the latest developments in the the region and world.

Zarif’s deputies Abbas Araqchi and Majid Takhtravanchi accompany him in his visit to New York.