1/9/2018 - 3:35 PM
Zarif, Mogherini to meet on Iran nuclear deal on Thursday
High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Federica Mogherini is scheduled to hold meeting with Iran FM Mohammad Javad Zarif on Thursday, according to official EU sources.
“The EU High Representative Federica Mogherini will convene a meeting with Ministers of Foreign Affairs of E3 countries - France, Jean-Yves Le Drian, Germany, Sigmar Gabriel, and the UK Boris Johnson - and Iranian Foreign Minister Jawad [Javad] Zarif on Thursday 11 January in Brussels,” Spokesperson for EU Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Catherine Ray said in a statement published in European External Action Service's (EEAS) website on Tuesday.
“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,” she said.
Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qasemi earlier said that Zarif’s visit which aims to discuss Iran nuclear deal is to take place at the invitation of Mogherini. 'Foreign ministers of France, the UK and Germany are also invited to attend the meeting.'