EU foreign policy chief Ashton arrives in Iran for talks

TEHRAN - The European Union's foreign policy chief has arrived in Iran Saturday, her first visit to the Islamic Republic as nuclear talks with world powers continue.


The official IRNA news agency said Catherine Ashton arrived in Tehran for talks with Iranian leaders, including President Hassan Rouhani.


Iranian media say the visit signals the normalization of Iran's relations with Europe after eight years of tension under Rouhani's predecessor, President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad. (AP)