PMO News Portal - Mohammad Javad Zarif, Foreign Minister of
Iran, who arrived in Chabahar on a one-day trip before visiting Pakistan at the
Shahid Kalantari Port, visited the facilities, terminals and berths of this
Speaking to reporters upon his arrival in the strategic
port, Zarif said one of the main priorities in Iran’s foreign policy is
development of the eastern parts of the country.
The top diplomat emphasized the significance of development
plans in Chabahar, which he described as important for transit and for creating
an international transportation network.
Zarif also said that the Chabahar free trade zone could
greatly contribute to development of the coastal region and the entire country
and also to security and stability of Afghanistan, Pakistan, and Iran.
“The Foreign Ministry does its utmost to seize the
opportunities available here with the help of our partners in the international
community,” he added.
The foreign minister visited a number of industrial
complexes in the port city, including Negin Makran petrochemical plant in the
Chabahar free trade zone before leaving for Islamabad.
He added: "As someone who negotiated on JCPOA, I was
very pleased that the ports organization has been able to make the best of