Iran FM Zarif confers with South African counterpart

Pretoria, June 13, IRNA – Second round of talks between Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and his South African counterpart Lindiwe Sisulu kicked off on Wednesday.

Zarif held talks with a number of South African ministers on various economic issues as well as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA).

Zarif, leading a political and economic delegation, arrived in South Africa on Tuesday.

In the first round of talks between the two foreign ministers on Tuesday night, South Africa voiced support for implementation of the JCPOA.

Zarif is also to meet with South African president later today.

South Africa is the second biggest economic power in African continent and after implementation of the JCPOA they broadened cooperation with Iran enormously.

Iran and South African have broadened cooperation in transportations, shipping, tourism and banking fields.

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