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30 September 2019 - 08:11
Zarif back in country after 9-day UNGA diplomacy

Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has returned to the country after nine-days of diplomatic overtures at the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA). 

The Iranian diplomat, who was restricted to move in New York because of the US limitations, met with 17 international counterparts on the sidelines of the 74th UNGA in New York.

He also held talks with Venezuela’s vice president and deputy foreign minister, UNGA president, UN chief’s special representative for Syria as well as the caretaker director general of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA). 

Zarif addressed the issue of economic sanctions on other countries as well as the special role of international organization in bringing about peace and security. 

The Iranian chief diplomat had many interviews with international media, trying to get Iran’s message across of non-intervention and non-aggression.

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