9 February 2019 - 12:37
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Spokesman confirms FM trip to Lebanon

Beirut, Feb 9, IRNA – Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman on Saturday confirmed that Foreign Minister Mohammad-Javad Zarif will pay a visit to Lebanon on Sunday.

Zarif will travel to Lebanon's capital, Beirut, to discuss issues of mutual interest with the senior Lebanese officials, Iran's Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qasemi said on Saturday.

Earlier on Thursday, Iran's Ambassador to Beirut Mohammad-Jalal Firouznia had told the Islamic Republic News Agency (IRNA) that Zarif will meet several Lebanese officials on Monday.

Firouznia said Zarif may also attend ceremonies, due to be held in Beirut on Monday night, in commemoration of the 40th victory anniversary of the Islamic Revolution of Iran.

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