Zarif in Ecuador as 3rd leg of LatAm tour

QUITO, Aug. 24 (MNA) – Iran’s FM Zarif heading a 120-person politico-economic delegation arrived in Ecuadorian capital Quito Wed. morning as the third destination of his Latin American tour.

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif heading a high-ranking politico-economic delegation arrived in Quito on Tuesday night local time as the third leg of his Latin American tour aimed at expanding economic cooperation between Iran’s private and public sectors with Latin American countries.

While in Quito, Zarif is scheduled to attend a joint economic commission with his Ecuadorian counterpart Guillaume Long to be held later today. Separate meetings with President Rafael Correa, Speaker of Parliament and Foreign Minister are also on Zarif’s agenda on this one-day official visit. The two sides are also slated to sign a memorandum of understanding for economic cooperation.

Zarif will then leave Ecuador for Chile as the fourth leg of his tour. Bolivia and Venezuela are his next destinations. 

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