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. Zarif has recently accused the US of “creating domestic chaos” in Iran after Trump broke the US nuclear deal with Iran. He has recently met with Chinese diplomats to enhance trade deals with China.
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