Tehran (IP) - The Prime Minister of South Korea arrived in Tehran to meet the officials of the Islamic Republic of Iran.

Iran PressIran News: Chung Sye-Kyun departed for Iran on Sunday for bilateral talks amid lingering tension over Tehran's call to unlock its funds frozen here under US sanctions.

According to Yonhap, during his three-day visit that ends Tuesday, Chung is expected to discuss ways to enhance the Seoul-Tehran relations and other matters.

The visit marks the first such trip by a South Korean prime minister in 44 years.

The visit came two days after Iran released a Korean oil tanker and its captain, who was detained over oil pollution.


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