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Publish Date: 11:48 - 16 June 2019
TEHRAN, Jun 16 - Iranian Foreign Minister praised productive talks during his recent Asian tour, describing the meetings of Iranian President with regional countries' leaders as 'excellent'.

Iran's active diplomacy continues: Zarif

TEHRAN, Young Journalists Club (YJC) - Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif described the meetings between Iran's President Hassan Rouhani with presidents of Tajikistan and Turkey and also with Emir of Qatar in Dushanbe as 'excellent' in a tweet on Saturday night after visiting Bishkek.

He added: "Productive talks also held with Pres. & Chief Executive of Afghanistan."

Zarif further described his Saturday meeting with the new Indian Foreign Minister Subrahmanyam Jaishankar as 'useful', IRNA reported.

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani, heading a delegation comprising of Foreign Minister Zarif, arrived in Dushanbe late Friday to attend the Fifth Conference on Interaction and Confidence-Building Measures in Asia (CICA).

CICA is an inter-governmental forum for enhancing cooperation towards promoting peace, security, and stability in Asia.

Rouhani was in Tajikistan on the second leg of his trip taking him to Bishkek at the invitation of his Tajik counterpart Emomali Rahmon.

In the 19th SCO Summit in Bishkek, the Iranian president, Hassan Rouhani voiced Iran’s readiness to cooperate in ensuring bilateral and multilateral security and political mechanisms.

He held talks with his Chinese, Afghan and Russian counterparts on the sidelines of the summit on bilateral relations, regional developments, and future of the JCPOA.

Rouhani arrived in Tehran on Saturday night.

Source: Iran Press

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