Tehran, Iran, January 1
By Mehdi Sepahvand -- Trend:
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has congratulated the world on the occasion of the Christian New Year.
"Let's learn from history and repeat moments of success, not past mistakes. Happy New Year to everybody," he tweeted January 1.
Zarif has been chosen Global Risk Insights (GRI) Person of the Year in Political Risk 2015.
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Zarif was a key player in opening Iran to the world community throughout nuclear talks that led to the landmark Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) with six world powers in July. He enjoys great favor with the public at home.