TEHRAN (Press Shia) – The fourth round of political talks between the Islamic Republic of Iran and France will be held in Paris on ‎Wednesday.

The talks will be headed by Iran’s Deputy Foreign Minister Abbas Araqchi and Secretary General of ‎France’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs Maurice Gourdault-Montagne.‎

The talks will be held within the framework of a Memorandum of Understanding signed by Iranian ‎President Hassan Rouhani during his visit to France. ‎

These negotiations, which are regularly held in Tehran and Paris every six months, will be a mechanism ‎within which the two countries develop their bilateral relations in various political, economic and cultural ‎spheres.‎

Discussing the regional and international issues, especially developments in the Persian Gulf and the Middle ‎East, are on the agenda of this round of talks.‎

In his two-day trip to Paris, Araqchi will also meet with French officials and deliver a lecture at the French ‎Institute of International Relations.‎