BIARRITZ, France (AP) — A top Iranian official paid an unannounced visit Sunday to the G-7 summit and headed straight to the building where leaders of the world’s major democracies have been debating how to handle the country’s nuclear ambitions.

The surprise arrival of Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif came just two days after his meeting with France’s president, who is the host of the Group of Seven gathering in Biarritz.

Zarif’s plane left Tehran on Sunday morning and touched down a few hours later at the Biarritz airport, which has been closed since Friday to all incoming traffic unrelated to the official G-7 delegations.

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