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Iran's Foreign Minister Javad Zarif resigns

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Iran's Javad Zarif, who played a pivotal role in the 2015 nuclear deal, has resigned from his post on Monday (local time).

"I sincerely apologize for the incapacity to continue serving and all the shortcomings during the service. Be happy and upbeat," quoted as stating.

The deputy Spokesperson, Sayyed Abbas Moussawi, confirmed the news with Iran's

played a key role in the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, commonly known as the nuclear deal, in 2015 - the very same deal US withdrew from in 2018.

Further details are awaited.

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First Published: Tue, February 26 2019. 04:02 IST
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