Iranian President Hassan Rowhani rejects resignation of his foreign minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, says departure would be ‘against national interests’

//Iranian President Hassan Rowhani rejects resignation of his foreign minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, says departure would be ‘against national interests’

Iranian President Hassan Rowhani rejects resignation of his foreign minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, says departure would be ‘against national interests’

Iranian President Hassan Rowhani rejected on Wednesday the resignation of Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, standing by a moderate ally long targeted by hardliners in internal factional struggles over a 2015 nuclear deal with the West.Zarif – a US-educated veteran diplomat who helped craft the pact that curbed Iran’s nuclear programme in return for sanctions relief – announced his resignation on Instagram on Monday.“As the Supreme Leader has described you as a ‘trustworthy, brave and…

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