On Saturday evening the Foreign Minister of Austria Sebastian Kurz arrived in Tehran leading a high-ranking delegation.
He is to visit Iranian officials, including his Iranian counterpart Mohammad Javad Zarif, on Sunday and Monday.
The trip is also to be a precursor for a visit by the Austrian President Heinz Fischer who will be paying his visit following an invitation by Hassan Rouhani, Iran’s President.
Kurz is the second European minister to visit Iran in the new Iranian year.
The first European minister to visit Iran in its current year was the Latvian Foreign Minister Edgars Rinkēvičs.
The next European minister to visit Iran is going to be the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Luxembourg Jean Asselborn who will pay his visit around the first third of June.