Apr 02, 2021 16:56 UTC
  • FM to visit Central Asia next week for talks on mutual, regional cooperation: Spokesman

Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif will pay an official visit to four Central Asian countries next week for talks on enhancing bilateral and regional cooperation.

According to Press TV, in a post on his Twitter account on Friday, Foreign Ministry spokesman Saeed Khatibzadeh said Zarif will travel to Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan, Kazakhstan and Turkmenistan on April 5-8.

“Enhancing ties with Central Asia, a region of civilizational, historical & cultural commonalities, has always been among #Iran's top priorities,” he tweeted.

Heading a 20-member delegation of businessmen and company representatives from Iranian public and private sectors, Zarif also made a three-day visit to Central Asia and the Caucasus which took him to Turkmenistan, Georgia and Kyrgyzstan.