Aug 20, 2019, 9:50 PM
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Carl Bildt elaborates on his meeting with Zarif

Tehran, Aug 20, IRNA - Former Swedish Prime Minister Carl Bildt in a message elaborated on the details of his meeting with Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif.

"Had meeting with Iran FM @JZarif. Emphasis was on possible ways back to full respect for the Iran nuclear agreement by everyone as well as on the importance of respect for international law in terms of maritime security," Bildt wrote on his Twitter account in response to IRNA report of his meeting with Zarif.

Zarif earlier conferred with his Swedish counterpart Margot Wallström and Swedish Minister for Foreign Trade Ann Linde.

Bilateral, regional and international issues such as Iran Nuclear Deal also known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), the importance of implementing the Instrument in Support of Trade Exchanges (INSTEX) , security of the Persian Gulf, Yemen and Afghanistan were among topics discussed by Iranian and Swedish foreign ministers.

Iranian minister is slated to hold talks with Chairman of the British Company owner of the seized ship in Iran Eric Honel.

The Foreign Minister's visit to the Scandinavian countries began Sunday evening with a visit to the Finnish capital Helsinki. In the Finnish capital, Helsinki, he met with the Finnish President, Foreign Minister and a group of Finnish elites.

Mohammad Javad Zarif is scheduled to travel to Norway tomorrow after talks with Swedish officials.

He also announced last night that he would visit Paris on Friday to meet with French President Emmanuel Macron and Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian.

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