15 May 2021

Iran’s foreign minister cancels visit to Austria after Israeli flag was flown in Vienna amid Gaza flare-up


Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has cancelled his trip to Austria after officials in Vienna raised Israeli flags in solidarity with Tel Aviv during its fight with Hamas in Gaza.Zarif’s visit was canceled after Austria raised Israel's flag on its federal chancellery and foreign ministry buildings, Austrian Foreign Minister Alexander Schallenberg’s spokesperson, Claudia Turtscher, confirmed to the media. “We regret this. We take note of this,” Turtscher said.   Zarif was due to meet [...]