Ukrainian Deputy FM Meets Zarif in Tehran

Ukrainian Deputy FM Meets Zarif in Tehran

TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Head of a Ukrainian diplomatic delegation that has visited Iran for a new round of talks on the January crash of a passenger plane met with Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on Monday.

After diplomats from Iran and Ukraine launched the second round of talks on the issues surrounding the passenger plane crash on Monday, the deputy foreign minister of Ukraine and head of the Ukrainian team of negotiators, Yevgheniy Yenin, held a meeting with Zarif.

In the meeting, the two sides discussed the process of talks on the Ukrainian plane crash. 

Zarif once again expressed his regret at the tragic incident, hailed as positive and constructive the first round of negotiations on the aerial incident, and expressed hope that the negotiations would immediately produce the appropriate and desired results with cooperation and interaction between the two countries.

The two diplomats also talked about Iran-Ukraine relations and ways to broaden cooperation between the two countries in various fields.

Diplomatic delegations from Iran and Ukraine on Monday began the second round of talks on the Kiev-bound UIA Boeing 737 that crashed shortly after taking off from Tehran on January 8.

The new round of expert negotiations will go on for two days.

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