Iranian FM Zarif steps down

Tehran, Feb 26, IRNA – Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif wrote late on Monday in Instagram page that he had resigned from his post.

Deputy spokesman of Foreign Ministry Seyyed Abbas Mousavi in a talk with IRNA confirmed the originality of his Instagram post and resignation of the foreign minister.

Congratulating the auspicious birth anniversary of Hazrat Fatemeh (AS), Day of Mother in Iran, Zarif appreciated the Iranian nation for their nobleness.

He also begged pardon for his incapability of continuing his services and all probable deficiencies during his tenure.

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