0558 GMT December 19, 2018
According to AFP, Le Drian announced his trip date in an interview with the French daily morning newspaper Le Figaro, presstv.com reported.
Le Drian was already scheduled to be in Tehran on January 5, but his visit was postponed.
While in Tehran, Le Drian is to meet with the senior Iranian officials, including his Iranian counterpart, to discuss various international developments.
The issue of nuclear agreement and the White House new strategy towards the deal will constitute major topics of his talks with the Iranian officials.