Iran FM arrives in Australia after New Zealand visit
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif arrives in Australia for a two-day visit on the last leg of his six-nation Asia-Pacific tour.
Zarif, who is the first high-ranking Iranian official visiting Australia in 10 years, is scheduled to hold talks with the country’s Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull, Minister for Foreign Affairs Julie Bishop and Minister for Trade and Investment Steven Michele Ciobo.
He will also meet the shadow minister for foreign affairs and international development and parliament speaker.
The visits are aimed at discussing ways for strengthening political and economic relations.