Zarif discusses Aleppo, JCPOA with EU, region officials

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TEHRAN, Dec. 15 (MNA) – Foreign Minister Javad Zarif has been engaged in a series of phone calls to regional officials as well as European leaders to discuss Aleppo and JCPOA.

Mr. Zarif’s first call was to EU Foreign Policy Chief Federica Mogherini with whom he discussed the latest developments in Aleppo in Syria and the latest situation in JCPOA implementation on Wednesday night and Thursday.

Still another phone call with German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier was a ground for Mr. Zarif to discuss developments in Aleppo. Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu also was in the constellation of leaders and had held three phone talks with Zarif on Wednesday night and Thursday.

Russia’s Sergey Lavrov received a call from Zarif still on Wednesday following Syrian FM Walid al-Moallem with whom Zarif talked strategic changes on the ground in Aleppo.

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