Zarif, Canada's Trudeau meet on Munich Security Conf. sidelines

TEHRAN, Feb. 14 (MNA) – Iranian FM Zarif and Canada Prime Minister Justin Trudeau met and held talks on Friday, on the sidelines of Munich Security Conference 2020 in Germany.

Zarif also met with his Canadian counterpart Francois-Philippe Champagne.

No details have been released about Zarif's meetings with the Canadian officials yet.

The Iranian diplomat held a meeting with members of the UN Elders on Friday. He also met with foreign ministers of Finland and the Vatican prior to the Conference.

Zarif and Champagne met earlier in mid-January in Muscat, where the two sides conferred on consular, technical and legal cooperation between Iran and those nations affected by the flight 752 tragedy, in which the Ukraine International Airlines, bound for Canada, was unintentionally downed by Iran’s air defenses at the time of heightened tensions with the United States.

Zarif has reportedly held a meeting with International Crisis Group on Friday evening.

The Iranian FM also held talks with his Czech counterpart. The two sides discussed mutual ties, the JCPOA, issues related to West Asia and the Persian Gulf.

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