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Iran FM on 1st official visit to Paris

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On his first official visit to the French capital, Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammed Javad Zarif met his French counterpart Laurent Fabius.
The meeting is part of the ongoing nuclear talks between Iran and the P5+1 group of nations, the US, France, Britain, China, Russia and Germany.

His visit comes at a time when France is showing some signs of change in its position vis-à-vis Tehran.

Several checks by the International Atomic Energy Agency have given a clean cheet to Tehran’s nuclear goals, but the country continues to face sanctions from the West.

High level talks are underway between Mohammed Javad Zarif and his US counterpart John Kerry who was also in Paris.

Both ministers have been holding several discussions over the past two days to find solutions to key differences over topics such as the future extent of Tehran’s uranium enrichment program and the removal of anti-Iran sanctions.

High level talks are underway to find a solution to key issues such as the future extent of Tehran’s uranium enrichment program and the removal of anti-Iran sanctions.

Meanwhile, experts are watchful of recent developments at the US Congress which has taken an anti-Iranian stand.

The visit by Iran’s Foreign Minister is part of high level talks Zarif’s holding on the heels of the next round of nuclear talks in Geneva on Sunday. Earlier this week he visited Berlin and Brussels meeting with the German Foreign Minister and the EU Foreign Policy Chief to discuss the ongoing talks.

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