TEHRAN (defapress) – An international conference on security and sustainable development opened in Uzbekistan on Friday with Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif in attendance.
News ID: 66933
Publish Date: 10November 2017 - 12:27
A number of Asian and European officials, including Zarif
and European Union Foreign Policy Chief Federica Mogherini, have attended the
international conference in the Uzbek city of Samarkand.
Mogherini delivered a speech at the conference titled
"Central Asia: Shared past and common future, cooperation for sustainable
development and mutual prosperity".
The Iranian foreign minister has paid a visit to Uzbekistan
as part of his tour of Central Asia, which had taken him to Tajikistan earlier.
The visits came at the official invitation of the
authorities of the two Central Asian countries.
During his trip to Tajikistan, Zarif held talks with
Tajikistan’s high-ranking officials, including President Emomali Rahmon and
Foreign Minister Sirodjidin Aslov about a range of issues, including the ways
to boost Tehran-Dushanbe ties in various areas.