Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif speaks during a press conference upon his arrival at Rafik Hariri International Airport in Beirut, Sunday, Jan. 12, 2014. (The Daily Star/Hasan Shaaban)
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Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif announced Sunday that an Iranian delegation would be visiting Lebanon soon to probe the file of Majid al-Majid, the head of an Al-Qaeda-offshoot group who died in Lebanon last week after being arrested in connection with the bombing of the Iranian Embassy.Wanted by the U.S., Saudi Arabia, Lebanon and Iran, Majid was head of the Abdullah Azzam Brigades, an Al-Qaeda-affiliated group that claimed responsibility for the attack on Iran's embassy.Zarif said the region needed to come together to fight "takfiris" and terrorists.Zarif was also expected to visit the shrine of Imad Mughniyeh Monday morning and pay respects to the martyrs from the embassy bombing.Speaking on the subject of the Syrian crisis, Zarif said the only available solution was a political one.
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