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EU's Ashton in Iran for official talks

Report by Press TV; photos by Mohammad Mehdi Moazen, Islamic Republic News Agency


European Union's High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Catherine Ashton

European Union's High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Catherine Ashton has arrived in the Iranian capital, Tehran, for an official visit. Ashton, heading a politico-economic delegation, arrived in Tehran on Saturday and was welcomed by Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister for Legal and International Affairs Abbas Araqchi at Mehrabad International Airport.


Catherine Ashton with Abbas Araqchi

During the visit to Tehran, Ashton is scheduled to meet and hold talks with high-ranking Iranian officials, including President Hassan Rouhani, Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and Majlis Speaker Ali Larijani.

Iran's nuclear energy program and relations with the European Union top the agenda of Ashton's trip.

Ashton is the top negotiator of six world powers in nuclear talks with Iran.

The EU foreign policy chief will also visit the Iranian central city of Isfahan.

Ashton's trip comes upon a January invitation by Zarif.




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