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Iran FM in Munich to attend MSC

Munich, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif arrived in Munich, Germany, Sunday to attend an international conference on world security.

Zarif heading a diplomatic delegation is now in Munich to participate in the 54th Munich Security Conference.

Iranian Foreign Minister is scheduled to address the conference todayat around 11:15 GMT.

The event started on February 16 in Germany and is underway until February 18.

Zarif is predicted to hold talks with his counterparts and foreign officials over issues of mutual interest and the most important regional and international topics in the margin of the conference.

The conference has gathered 30 heads of countries and over 100 ministers.

Over the past five decades, the Munich Security Conference (MSC) has become the major global forum for the discussion of security policy. Each February, it brings together more than 450 senior decision-makers from around the world, including heads-of-state, ministers, leading personalities of international and non-governmental organizations, as well as high ranking representatives of industry, media, academia, and civil society, to engage in an intensive debate on current and future security challenges.

In addition to its annual flagship conference, the MSC regularly convenes high-profile events on particular topics and regions and publishes the Munich Security Report. All its activities aim at offering the best possible platforms for a frank and open exchange of ideas and opinions.

Source: Islamic Republic News Agency


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