Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif met French President Emmanuel Macron before the G7 summit [Geoffroy van der Hasselt/AFP]
Iran‘s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has said that suggestions by French President Emmanuel Macron about defusing the crisis over Iran’s nuclear programme were a step in the right direction, but more work needed to be done.
“President Macron made some suggestions last week to President [Hassan] Rouhani and we believe they are moving in the right direction, although we are not definitely there yet,” Zarif told the AFP news agency after meeting Macron for talks in Paris on Friday.
“We had a good discussion today,” Zarif said. “We discussed possibilities. He is now going to discuss with European partners and other partners to