Iranian president thanks Zarif for his service, standing to pressure
Baku, Azerbaijan, Feb. 26
By Elnur Baghishov – Trend:
Iranian president Hassan Rouhani has thanked the country's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif during the 58th session of the Central Bank.
"I would like to thank Mr. Zarif for standing in the face of pressure and for his service,” Trend reports referring to Islamic Republic of Iran News Network (IRINN) television channel.
According to Rouhani, the Iranian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Oil Ministry and the Central Bank are at the forefront of sanctions.
He added that he would therefore like to thank Mohammad Javad Zarif, Oil Minister Bijan Zanganeh and Governor of the Central Bank Abdolnaser Hemmati.
Zarif has previously announced his resignation on his Instagram page. Iranian President Hassan Rouhani hasn't so far accepted his resignation.