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Zarif calls terrorism "despicable, unacceptable"

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He made the comment in a joint press conference with his South African counterpart Maite Nkoana-Mashabane in Tehran. Zarif said foreign military intervention has led to terrorist acts in the Middle East and Africa, adding that violence should be stopped through dialog. Mashabane also expressed concern over violence in Africa and said her country is keen on finding a solution to African extremism. She supported Iran's right to peaceful nuclear energy, saying South Africa is looking forward to the lifting of sanctions against Tehran. The South African Minister of International Relations and Cooperation also held a meeting with President Hassan Rouhani later.