Iranian foreign minister arrives to UN General Assembly

17 September 2013 - 12:13pm

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif is attending the UN General Assembly in New York. He plans to meet officials of Russia, US, China, UK, France and Germany and EU Chief Diplomat Catherine Ashton to discuss the Iranian nuclear program, Trend reports.

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani is expected to attend the UN General Assembly in late September.

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