FM Zarif due in South Africa tonight

IRNA – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif is scheduled to take a trip to South Africa on Saturday night, Foreign Ministry spokesman said.

Zarif who has been invited by his South African counterpart Maite Nkoana-Mashabane is supposed to hold talks with South African President Jacob Zuma and Minister of Finance Malusi Gigaba.

The 13th joint commission meeting between Iran and South Africa will also be held during his tour, he said.

In addition to creating trade forum both countries’ businessmen and economic managers will review economic, investment and trade issues, Qasemi noted.‌