LONDON, Feb 27  Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif thanked Iranian officials and nation on Wednesday for their support after his resignation, saying he has always been committed to serving the country.

In an Instagram post, Zarif said “as a modest servant, I have never had any concern but elevating the foreign policy and the status of the foreign ministry.”

(Reporting by Bozorgmehr Sharafedin Editing by Andrew Heavens)