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Swaraj makes stopover in Iran

ANI  |  (Tehran) [Iran] 

Reinforcing and Iran's traditionally close and civilizational linkages, External Affairs Minister (EAM) on Saturday had a luncheon meeting with her Iranian counterpart Dr Javad Zarif in Tehran.

Both the leaders discussed issues of mutual interest.

Swaraj made an unscheduled stopover in after departing from her maiden visit to Sochi where she represented at 16th Meeting of Council of of Cooperation Organisation (SCO) Member States.

While had become a full- fledged member of the SCO in June, is one of the four observer states.

India's membership was strongly pushed by

India and established diplomatic relations in 1950.

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First Published: Sat, December 02 2017. 18:10 IST