Active engagement with neighbors Iran’s top priority: Zarif

MNA – Referring to his meeting with his Indian counterpart, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif described active engagement with neighborhood as Iran’s top priority.

In a tweet on Tuesday, Zarif wrote, “Pleased to host my Indian counterpart @DrSJaishankar in Tehran for talks today.”

“Discussed expansion of bilateral relations and trade, and exchanged views on important regional issues,” he added.

“Our active engagement with our neighborhood is our top priority,” the foreign minister said.

His tweet came after his meeting with Indian Foreign Minister Subrahmanyam Jaishankar on Tuesday afternoon.

Indian Foreign Minister Subrahmanyam Jaishankar made a short visit to Iran on Tuesday on his way to Russia for participating in the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) Summit.