Iran - Q&A - Excerpts from the daily press briefing (05.07.17)


Q - A video that aired on Iranian television during the Le Drian/Zarif meeting at the Quai d’Orsay shows the Iranian diplomatic chief inviting his counterpart to Tehran in August. Does the minister intend to go?

R - Jean-Yves Le Drian, minister for Europe and foreign affairs, hosted Javad Zarif in the context of France’s political dialogue with Iran on July 3, ahead of the Tehran visit by the Quai d’Orsay’s secretary general.

At Mr. Zarif’s invitation, the minister will visit Iran in the coming months to deepen our exchanges, as Laurent Fabius did in 2015, and Jean-Marc Ayrault in 2017.