Iran’s FM Zarif congratulates Christians on Jesus Christ’s birthday

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif extended congratulations on the advent of Christmas to all Christians around the world.

“The birth of Spirit of God—Jesus, revered by all Muslims as a great prophet—is a joyous occasion for ALL mankind,” Zarif tweeted on Thursday.

“I wish all a very Merry Christmas, and a happy, healthy and peaceful holiday season.”