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Iran's foreign minister arrives in Dhaka

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Published: 05:56, 4 September 2019   Update: 15:18, 26 July 2020
Iran's foreign minister arrives in Dhaka

Diplomatic Correspondent: Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif arrived in Dhaka to hold high-level talks with senior officials of the East Asian country.

Zarif accompanied by a high-ranking politico-economic delegation reached Dhaka on Tuesday night.

This is the second leg of Iran' s top diplomat Asian tour for his three-nation East Asian tour which was started on Monday August 26, included visits to China, Japan and Malaysia.

The Iranian diplomat is scheduled to hold a meeting with his Bangladeshi counterpart Dr AK Abdul Momen.

He will also attend the third IORA Blue Economy Ministerial Conference, which will be held in Dhaka on September 4-5.

He will hold meetings with the participating figures from different countries on the sidelines of the event. Zarif visited Moscow on Monday, heading and held talks with his Russian counterpart Sergey Lavrov on the expansion of "mutual ties as well as the latest developments of the JCPOA implementation and regional tension relief."

Zarif is expected to leave Dhaka for Indonesia within next days.


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