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Iran FM Zarif confers with South African president

Pretoria, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif conferred with South African President Cyril Ramaphosa here on Wednesday afternoon and discussed Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) and economic issues with him.

Zarif arrived in Pretoria on Tuesday at the head of a politico-economic delegation.

He held first round of talks with his South African counterpart on Tuesday evening.

South Africa is the second largest economy in the African continent and following implementation of JCPOA took big steps towards development of relations with Tehran.

Following visit of South African president to Tehran in year 2016, the two countries took measures for development of cooperation in the fields of transport, shipping, tourism and banking ties.

Source: Islamic Republic News Agency - IRNA

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