Zarif to attend UN peacebuilding meeting in New York

April 19, 2018 - 13:15

TEHRAN – Foreign Minister Mohammad-Javad Zarif is scheduled to leave Tehran for New York on Thursday to attend the UN General Assembly High-Level Meeting on Peacebuilding and Sustaining Peace on April 24-25, the Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qassemi has said.

In a statement on Wednesday, Qassemi said the foreign minister, accompanied by his deputies, will deliver a speech at the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) in New York as well, Mehr reported.

Zarif is also expected to hold meetings with his counterparts as well as a meeting with UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres.

MH/PA

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