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Iran's Zarif, EU's Mogherini Meet in Munich

16 Feb 2019, 16:36 GMT+10

TEHRAN (Tasnim) Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif held a meeting with EU Foreign Policy Chief Federica Mogherini on the sidelined of the Munich Security Conference. - Politics news -

The two met in Germany's Munich on Friday to discuss the latest developments regarding the Iran nuclear deal, regional issues, and other topics of mutual interest.

According to the EU External Action's website, Zarif and Mogherini exchanged views about the state of implementation of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA).

Mogherini reiterated the EU's firm determination to preserve the JCPOA, which continues to deliver on its objectives and is crucial for both regional and global security. She also underlined the need for continued full and effective implementation of the deal by all parties, and in this regard both Mogherini and Zarif discussed the recent registration of INSTEX in France and committed to work together for its further operationalization.

Mogherini and Zarif also discussed a number of other issues, from human rights to the implementation of the FAFT Action Plan, to regional crises, including in Syria, in Yemen and Afghanistan.

Over 100 officials as well as political, security, and international figures including presidents, foreign and defense ministers, and heads of international organizations are participating in this year's security conference in Munich.

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