Iran’s FM meets, confers with former PM of Italy

Tehran, Jan 8, IRNA - Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad-Javad Zarif met with former Italian Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni in New Delhi on Tuesday.

Zarif, who traveled to New Delhi for a three-day trip, met and conferred with Gentiloni on Tuesday evening.

Paulo Gentiloni, the 57th Italian Prime Minister, took over from December 2016 to June 2018 after the departure of Matteo Renzi.

Heading a high-ranking delegation, Zarif is in India to participate in Raisina Dialogue.

The Raisina Dialogue is a multilateral conference held in New Delhi annually. Since its inception in 2016, the conference has emerged as India’s flagship conference on geopolitics and geo-economics.

Iranian Foreign Minister is also supposed to deliver speech in a business forum which is underway with the attendance of Iranian and Indian economic activists.

Meeting his Indian counterpart Sushma Swaraj, India's oil minister and India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi are on Zarif's itinerary.

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