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Abbas Araghchi is an Iranian diplomat who is Deputy for Legal and International Affairs of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Iran. He was one of the key Iranian negotiators at the P5+1 talks on Iranian nuclear program that resulted in conclusion of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA).

He assumed office of the Deputy Foreign Minister of Iran in 2013 (previously he already served in this capacity from 2005 to 2007). He also served as ambassador to Finland (1999-2003) and Japan (2007–2011). At different periods he also held posts of Deputy Minister for Asia–Pacific and the Commonwealth Affairs (2011 – 2013) and Spokesperson for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (2013).

Prior to becoming Ambassador, Abbas Araghchi served as Director General of the Institute for Political and International Studies (IPIS). From 2004 to 2005, he was chancellor of School of International Relations.

Abbas Araghchi entered the Foreign Ministry in 1989. In early 1990s, he served as chargé d'affaires of the Permanent Mission of the Islamic Republic of Iran to the Organization of Islamic Conference.