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Mohammad Javad Zarif's Resignation Rejected By Rouhani

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According to CNN, Iran's President Hassan Rouhani rejected the foreign minister's surprise resignation. Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif abruptly resigned from the post on Feb. 25th. But a day later, Iran's foreign ministry spokesman said the presidential office has not accepted the resignation. Iranian law requires the president to accept a resignation before moving forward. Zarif has served at the post since 2013, and was instrumental in negotiations for the Iranian nuclear accord in 2015.

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