Iran’s FM in Georgia to Discuss Business Ties
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif arrived in the Georgian capital of Tbilisi to hold talks with senior officials of the Caucasian country.
Heading a 20-member delegation of businessmen and company representatives, Zarif arrived in Tbilisi on Monday evening at the official invitation of the country’s foreign minister.
During his trip, the Iranian minister is expected to sit down with his Georgian counterpart as well as the country’s president, prime minister and minister of economy and sustainable development.
According to a statement released by the Georgian Ministry of Foreign Affairs late on Monday, Iran’s top diplomat will also attend an Iranian-Georgian business forum.
He will reportedly pay tribute to and lay a wreath at the monument of those fallen fighting for Georgia’s territorial integrity as well.
On the first leg of a tour of regional countries, Zarif traveled to Turkmenistan on Sunday. After Georgia, he will travel to Kyrgyzstan.