Mohammad Javad Zarif is the current Minister of Foreign Affairs of Iran. After studying diplomacy and law in the USA, he moved back to Iran in 1980, where he has held significant diplomatic and cabinet posts. As someone with intimate knowledge of the USA at the heart of the current Iranian government, he is key to building bridges. He advised US President Trump to discuss how to avoid another September 11 attack with the Saudi hosts of his first official visit abroad.
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