Parliamentary and judicial exchanges, cooperation in education, and combating narcotics trafficking and organized crime were among issues raised at a meeting between the two top diplomats.
The Iranian top diplomat said Iran's first priority is to have solid relations with its neighbors and that policy has been reiterated especially ever since the new government took office.
One step in the right direction would be to start negotiations for a weapons elimination treaty, backed by a robust monitoring and compliance-verification mechanism, said Zarif.
Supreme Leader's top adviser, Ali Akbar Velayati, has said that Iran will never allow any outsider to inspect its military sites.
A senior Iranian cleric has said that the enemies should know that the Islamic Republic of Iran – if attacked – would chase the enemies deep into their territory.
Iran does not accept comments that “Enemy of your enemy is your friend”, and has many times said that it is not going to support extremism under any condition, said Bahrami.
French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius has arrived in Tehran to hold talks with the country’s high-ranking officials.
Mogherini who was accompanied by her deputy Helga Schmidt arrived in Tehran on Tuesday to hold talks with senior Iranian officials.
Fabius’ visit to Iran is a first by a French foreign minister to the Islamic Republic in 12 years.
Afkham has called on all countries as well as international organizations to support the Palestinian nation and take action against the desecration of al-Aqsa Mosque.