Time in Yerevan: 11:07:36,   3 June

Iranian FM announces his resignation

Iranian FM announces his resignation

YEREVAN, FEBRUARY 26, ARMENPRESS. Foreign minister of Iran Mohammad Javad Zarif has announced his resignation on his Instagram page, reports Armenpress.

“Many thanks for the generosity of the dear and brave people of Iran and its authorities over the past 67 months. I sincerely apologize for the inability to continue the service and for all the shortcomings during the service. Be happy and worthy”, Zarif wrote in his Instagram blog as quoted by Sputnik News.

According to Reuters, citing Tasnim news agency, some local sources familiar with the matter have confirmed Zarif's resignation, however, it was not immediately clear whether Iranian President Hassan Rouhani would accept it.


Edited and translated by Aneta Harutyunyan



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