Feb 26, 2019, 9:50 AM
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Iranian parliament to review FM Zarif resignation

Tehran, Feb 26, IRNA – A senior Iranian lawmaker said here on Tuesday that the National Security and Foreign Policy committee of Majlis (Parliament) will review resignation of Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif from his post today afternoon.

Talking to the Islamic Republic News Agency (IRNA), Heshamatollah Falahatpishe, head of the committee said the issue would be reviewed in an emergency session.

Zarif wrote late on Monday in his Instagram page that he had resigned from his post.

Deputy spokesman of Foreign Ministry Seyyed Abbas Mousavi in an interview with IRNA confirmed the originality of his Instagram post and resignation of the post.

Congratulating the auspicious birth anniversary of Hazrat Fatemeh (AS), Day of Mother in Iran, Zarif appreciated the Iranian nation for their nobleness.

He also begged pardon for his incapability of continuing his services and all probable deficiencies during his tenure.

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