Zarif cancels meetings due to illness

March 18, 2018

TEHRAN – Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has canceled all his scheduled meetings on Saturday and Sunday due to his illness, Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qassemi said.

Qassemi said due to the foreign minister’s illness which forced him to be hospitalized for several hours, he had to cancel his meetings, including one with his Omani counterpart Yusuf bin Alawi bin Abdullah, who was in Tehran for talks with top officials. 

Alawi, who was heading a politico-economic delegation in Tehran, wished good health for Zarif in a phone call on Sunday, IRNA reported.

MH/PA

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