Iran’s FM Zarif to visit Central Asia in coming days

Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif is traveling to four Central Asian countries for a 4-day trip beginning on April 5, according to Foreign Ministry spokesman.

Spokesman Saeed Khatibzadeh tweeted on Friday that Zarif would travel to Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan, Kazakhstan, and Turkmenistan on April 5-8 to discuss mutual and regional cooperation.

Khatibzadeh said that expansion of ties with Central Asia and civilizational, historical, and cultural commonalities with regional states have always been a priority for Iran.