Alum Mohammad Javad Zarif is Iran's Foreign Minister

Monday, April 13, 2015
DAWN -- What gives ground for hope is the will to settle on both sides and the fine rapport between the principal negotiators. Zarif, educated at the University of Denver and San Francisco State, served as ambassador to the UN. Ali Akbar Salehi, head of Iran’s Atomic Energy Agency, negotiated the nitty-gritty with a contemporary at the MIT, US energy secretary Ernest J. Moniz. Secretary of State John Kerry was set on a deal. President Barack Obama faces not only turbulent opponents in the US Congress but also allies like Israel and Saudi Arabia.