In a separate statement, Le Drian called upon the global community to take action to prevent Iranian missiles from becoming a threat to "all regional actors".
The meeting Monday drew protests from a number of university students in front of the foreign ministry in Tehran.
The Iranian official accused the United States administration and its allies of seeking to derail the nuclear deal by provoking internal differences in his country.
Iran's defense program is not the business of any country including France, a senior adviser to Iran's Supreme Leader said here on Saturday.
He added that the Islamic Republic's power will always be in service of strengthening the countries in need.
"Our weapons are for peace, boosting stability and security, and for discouraging others from invading our country", he said. Trump's obduracy in killing the #JCPOA stems from the same unsafe imprudence.
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He stressed that all Iranian parties agree on the continuation of missile capabilities, noting that "some disagreements among the political groups do not prevent defending the national interests; and the defense and missile capabilities is one of them".
That same month, an independent panel to the U.N. Security Council declared, "Design characteristics and dimensions of the components inspected by the panel are consistent with those reported for the Iranian designed and manufactured Qiam-1 missile".
The deal's European signatories - Germany, Britain and France, as well as Russian Federation and China - are committed to preserving the agreement.
Since taking office, Trump has accused Iran of committing "multiple violations" under the JCPOA and threatened to withdraw the United States from the agreement.
Le Drian said there was "still a lot of work to do" on Iran's missile program after meeting with top officials, including President Hassan Rouhani and Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif. Our answer is clear: "Make the [deal] a successful experience and then we discuss other issues", Iran's Deputy Foreign Minister and chief nuclear negotiator Abbas Araghchi said in February.
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