G7 summit: Iran foreign minister makes surprise Biarritz appearance

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Iran's foreign minister flew into the French resort hosting a G7 summit on Sunday, an unexpected twist to a meeting already troubled by differences between US President Donald Trump and Western allies over a raft of issues, including Iran.

Mohammad Javad Zarif was holding talks with his French counterpart to assess what conditions could lead to a de-escalation of tension between Tehran and Washington, a French official said. The French official said that at this stage there was no plan for Zarif to meet members of US President.....

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