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Seoul Sends Delegation to Tehran ahead of Senior Korean Diplomat’s Visit: Spokesman

Iran's Foreign Ministry Spokesman Saeed Khatibzadeh says the South Korean delegation currently visiting Tehran is part of the entourage accompanying the East Asian country's deputy foreign minister, who is going to visit Iran on Sunday. Iran's Foreign Ministry Spokesman Saeed Khatibzadeh says the South Korean delegation currently visiting Tehran is part of the entourage accompanying the East Asian country's deputy foreign minister, who is going to visit Iran on Sunday.

Khatibzadeh made the remarks on Thursday when asked about the arrival in Tehran of a South Korean delegation who is reportedly being hosted by the country's ambassador to Iran.

"The delegation's visit had been agreed upon before the seizure of the offending Korean vessel," the Iranian spokesman said.

"Negotiation on how to give Iran access to its financial resources in Korea is the delegation's main agenda in Tehran," he added.

Source: Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Islamic Republic of IRAN


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