Iranian Foreign Minister to Meet with European Union Representatives “Soon”

Javad Zarif in 2006 at the United Nations Headquarters in New York. Image: UN Photo/Evan Schneider

The Iranian Foreign Minister, Mohammad Javad Zarif, has spoken with the European Union’s foreign affairs representative Catherine Ashton. The opposite numbers from the EU and Iran discussed regional issues as well as the topic of Iranian nuclear development.

Catherine Ashton extended an invitation for the Iranian nuclear negotiating team to meet with the E3 + 3 as soon as the new team is appointed. In the telephone call on 17th August, Zarif and Ashton agreed “to meet soon”.

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