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Mohammad Javad Zarif

Iranian foreign minister


Mohammad Javad Zarif
Mohammad Javad Zarif

Mohammad Javad Zarif is an Iranian career diplomat and academic. He has been foreign minister of Iran since 2013. During his tenure as foreign minister, he led the Iranian negotiation with P5+1 countries which produced the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action on 14 July 2015, lifting the economic sanctions against Iran on 16 January 2016. On 25 February 2019, Zarif resigned from his post as foreign minister. His resignation was rejected by Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei and he continues as foreign minister.

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