Iran FM arrives in Zagreb for talks with Croatian officials

IRNA – Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif arrived in the Croatian capital city of Zagreb late on Wednesday for talks with Croatian officials.

He arrived in Zagreb from Sofia on the third leg of his tour of Balkans and Eastern Europe which will also take him to Bosnia-Herzegovina .

Zarif, heading a politico-economic delegation, left Tehran for a visit to four Eastern European countries on Monday.

He already visited Serbia and Bulgaria before arriving in Croatia. He is also scheduled to pay a visit to Bosnia-Herzegovina .

A high-ranking trade delegation comprising economic activists and entrepreneurs from private and public sectors are accompanying Zarif during his tour of Balkans and East European states, Foreign Ministry spokesmen Bahram Qasemi earlier said.

Meeting his counterparts and other top officials of those countries and meetings between Iranian traders and their counterparts in those countries are on the agenda of the Iranian foreign minister’s 4-nation tour, Qasemi added.