Zarif, Lebanon Defense Minister Talk about Subjects of Interests

Zarif, Lebanon Defense Minister Talk about Subjects of Interests
Wed Aug 12, 2015 12:27:02

In his visit to Lebanon, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif met with Lebanon's Defense Minister Samir Moqbel on Wednesday morning, Al-Alam News Network reports.

The two officials discussed latest regional and international developments as well as mutual ties.

Zarif is expected to meet with Lebanon Parliament Speaker Nabih Berri, Lebanese Minister of Foreign Affairs and Emigrants Gebran Bassi as well as leaders of Palestinian factions residing in the county.

He is also scheduled to hold a press conference in Beirut.

According to the Lebanese media, Zarif conferred with the Lebanese Prime Minister Tammam Salam and the Secretary General of Lebanese Resistance Movement Hezbollah Seyyed Hassan Nasrallah on Tuesday evening.

Zarif, heading a high-ranking delegation, arrived in Beirut on Tuesday evening on the first leg of his regional tour after conclusion of nuclear talks between Iran and the Group 5+1 (the US, China, Russia, France and Britain plus Germany) in Vienna on July 14.

Zarif is expected to pay visits to Syria, Pakistan, India and Russia after his trip to Lebanon.

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