Iranian FM Zarif leaves Ankara for Moscow

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Iranˈs Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif who was in Turkey to attend the swearing-in ceremony of President-Elect Recep Tayyip Erdogan left Ankara for Russian capital city, Moscow, late Thursday evening, IRNA reported.

Zarif is scheduled to meet and confer with his Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov and some other Russian officials during his visit of that country.

In those meeting the Iranian and Russian officials is to discuss the latest regional developments, including Syria, Iraq and Gaza, as well as Iranˈs nuclear negotiations with the Sextet.

Zarif had left Tehran for Ankara to attend the inaugural ceremony of President-Elect Erdogan on Thursday morning, which was attended by presidents, prime ministers, foreign ministers and envoys from over 60 countries.

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