Why Zarif left Tehran for Moscow while Iraqi PM was heading to Iran

The Iraqi prime minister met many high-ranking Iranian officials including Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei, President Hassan Rouhani, Secretary of Supreme National Security Council Ali Shamkhani and Parliament Speaker Mohammad Bagher Ghalibaf. However, one senior official was remarkably absent from the talks that were held between Iranian and Iraqi delegations: Foreign […]