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Tehran, Iran, July 29
By Temkin Jafarov - Trend:
Iran's Foreign minister Mohammad Javad Zarif hailed a French FM's visit to Tehran after 17 years, Trend Agency's correspondent reported.
During a joint press conference with his French counterpart Laurent Fabius on July 29 in Tehran, Zarif said that Paris and Tehran has talked bilateral relations, especially in energy and transport sectors today.
Iran's FM further said that France has agreed to have a role in Iran's nuclear industry. He added that a French economic delegation is expected to arrive in Iran by the end of summer.
Zarif also highlighted that Iran and France have agreed to continue political and nuclear negotiations.
Laurent Fabius in turn said that he will meet with Iran's top officials in Tehran, including Iran's President Hassan Rouhani, energy minister Hamid Chitchian, Vice President of Iran and head of Environmental Protection Organization Masoumeh Ebtekar and other high-ranking officials.
Laurent Fabius's visit to Tehran came a day after the EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini visited Iran.
"France is keen to resume relations with Iran, in auto, aviation, energy, health fields," he said.