Iranian senior official to hold talks on nuclear program with S. Africa

Iranian Acting Foreign Minister Mehdi Mostafavi is to hold talks in South Africa on Wednesday that are to touch on Tehran's nuclear program, the foreign ministry said.

Iranian senior official to hold talks on nuclear program with S. Africa

Mostafavi is to meet with Deputy Foreign Minister Aziz Pahad in Pretoria for discussions on "political and economic relations as well as the issue of Iran's nuclear program within the context of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)," said foreign ministry spokesman Ronnie Mamoepa on Tuesday.

South Africa has repeatedly said it is trying to advance international diplomatic efforts to find a solution to the Iranian nuclear dispute.

The Iranian foreign minister is also to hold talks with Acting Foreign Minister Jeff Radebe, who is standing in for Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma while she is attending meetings ahead of an African summit in Khartoum.

Last Mod: 20 Eylül 2018, 18:16
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