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Iran FM Zarif leaves Tehran for Moscow

Tehran Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, heading a delegation, left Tehran for Moscow on Wednesday, Foreign Ministry spokesman said.

Zarif's Wednesday visit to Moscow is in line with continuous consultations with his Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov on Iran nuclear accord also known as Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), Bahram Qasemi said.

Iranian FM is also to have a trip to Brussels on Thursday to attend a meeting with the High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Federica Mogherini, and the foreign ministers of France, Germany and the UK, Qasemi added.

The meeting will take place in the context of the ongoing work to ensure a full and continued implementation of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, Spokesperson for EU Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Catherine Ray earlier said in a statement.

Source: Islamic Republic News Agency


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