FM spokesman: Zarif-Kerry meeting in line with Iran nat’l interests

IRNA – Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qasemi said on Saturday that the meeting between Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif with his former US counterpart John Kerry on the sidelines of Munich security conference was in line with Iran’s interests.

Speaking to IRNA, Qasemi said as a general practice Iran’s foreign minister on the sidelines of all international gatherings try to adopt an active approach and diplomacy in line with the interests of the Islamic Republic of Iran through meeting with world figures and intellectuals such as non-US officials.

Such policies help maintain Iran’s interests in dealing with regional and global developments, he said.

Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif met with his former US counterpart as well as other top officials on February 18 on the sidelines of the 54th Munich Security Conference on global developments.