Iran appoints new foreign ministry spokesman

Mohammad-Ali Hosseini was last week appointed as the Foreign Minister's deputy for legal and international affairs.

Iran appoints new foreign ministry spokesman
Iran's former ambassador to Sweden, Hassan Qashqavi, was appointed as the new spokesman of the Foreign Ministry, Iranian news agency IRNA reported on Sunday.

Qashqavi will succeed Mohammad-Ali Hosseini who is to take part in his last press conference with domestic and foreign reporters tomorrow (Monday), the agency said.

The new spokesman has previously served as Iran's ambassador to Kazakhstan and Sweden. He was also a Majlis deputy for two terms.

Hosseini was last week appointed as the Foreign Minister's deputy for legal and international affairs.

Last Mod: 20 Temmuz 2008, 14:07
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