Zarif arrives in Moscow

IRNA – Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif arrived in Moscow late on Sunday at the head of a high-ranking delegation for talks with his Russian counterpart and other senior officials.

He was welcomed in Vnukovo International Airportby Deputy Head of Russian Foreign Ministry’ Asia Department Maxim Baranov and a number of Iranian officials, including Iran’s Ambassador to Moscow Kazem Jalali.

Deputy foreign minister for political affairs, Abbas Araghchi, and Foreign Ministry Spokesman Abbas Mousavi are accompanying Zarif during his visit to Russia.

Zarif will meet with his Russian counterpart on Monday to discuss recent regional as well as international developments and ways of promoting bilateral relations.

JCPOA, Syrian crisis and Persian Gulf situation are among other topics to be discussed by the two foreign ministers.