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High Representative Federica Mogherini arrived today in Tehran where she will, in her capacity as Chair of the Joint Commission of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action – the international agreement on the nuclear programme of Iran – , attend the inauguration ceremony of President Rouhani, who was elected to a second term in office in May 2017.
On this occasion, the High Representative will have bilateral meetings with Iranian dignitaries, including with President Rouhani and Foreign Minister Zarif. They will discuss the state of implementation of the nuclear deal and the broad scope of EU-Iran bilateral relations, as well as issues of relevance to the region, in particular how to peacefully solve existing conflicts and achieve a better regional environment.