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The EU's commitment to effective multilateralism, with the UN at its core, is a central element of its external action. As a UN observer with enhanced status, the EU delegation coordinates with its 28 Member States to speak with one voice. The EU also works closely with the UN secretariat and its agencies, funds & programmes, partnering on a range of global issues and challenges.

21 September 2016, New York – High Representative/Vice-President Federica Mogherini meets with Foreign Minister of Iran, Javad Zarif

Federica Mogherini, High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy/Vice-President of the European Commission, met with Foreign Minister of Iran, Javad Zarif, on the margins of the United Nations General Assembly Ministerial Week in New York today, on the eve of the E3+3 ministerial meeting with Iran on the implementation of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action that the High Representative will chair tomorrow.

The High Representative and the Iranian Foreign Minister, both members of the International Syria Support Group that will reconvene tomorrow in New York, discussed also at length the latest developments in the conflict in Syria. Finally, Federica Mogherini and Minister Zarif also exchanged views on EU – Iran bilateral relations.

  • Ref: EU16-0921
  • EU source: European Union
  • UN forum:
  • Date: 21/09/2016

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