Kassym-Jomart Tokayev received Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Islamic Republic of Iran Mohammad Javad Zarif, who arrived in Nur-Sultan to participate in the meeting of the Astana Club International discussion platform.
The sides discussed the current state and prospects of bilateral cooperation, as well as pressing issues of the regional and international agenda.
Welcoming the Iranian diplomat, the Head of State recalled the fruitful meeting with President Hassan Rouhani on the sidelines of the session of the Supreme Eurasian Economic Council in Yerevan in October this year. President noted that he expects his Iranian counterpart to visit Nur-Sultan at a convenient time for him.
The Iranian Foreign Minister thanked Kassym-Jomart Tokayev for the warm welcome he received in the capital of Kazakhstan.
Mohammad Javad Zarif shared his impressions about the work of Astana Club, highly appreciating the speech of the First President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev at the plenary session of the forum and the constructive atmosphere of the event.