Jan 11, 2014, 5:00 PM
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Zarif has invited Ashton to visit Iran

Tehran, Jan 11, IRNA – Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has invited the European Union foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton to visit Iran.

An official told IRNA on condition of anonymity that the invitation is not something new; rather, it had been actually made during visit of Zarif to New York to attend the UN General Assembly.

He said that Zarif had held his first meeting with Ashton on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly, during which invited her to visit Iran. So, Ashton will visit Tehran as per the invitation.