EU, Iran discuss regional, global situation

TEHRAN, Feb 3 (KUNA) European Union High Representative for Foreign and Security Policy Josep Borrell discussed Monday with Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif the nuclear agreement and regional cases of common concern.

Both sides discussed in Tehran the importance of regional tension de escalation, the nuclear deal, the Instrument in Support of Trade Exchanges (INSTEX) and the developments in Syria, Iraq and Yemen, said the Iranian Foreign Ministry.

This is Borrell’s first visit to Iran since his appointment in this position, during which he will meet with Iranian President Hassan Rouhani and Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani.

Borrell’s visit to Tehran reflects EU commitment with Iran to maintain the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), the agreement reached on 14 July 2015 in Vienna on the Iranian nuclear issue.

Source: Kuwait News Agency