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Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Iran

Contact

Address: Imam Khomeini Avenue, Tehran, Iran

Tel.: +982166739191,982161151

Fax: +982166743149

Email: Info@mfa.gov.ir

www.mfa.gov.ir

 

The Minister

Mohammad Javad Zarif

Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Iran

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He is the current Minister of Foreign Affairs of Iran. He was the Deputy Minister for Legal and International Affairs for ten years. He was also the Ambassador Plenipotentiary and Permanent Representative of the Islamic Republic of Iran to the United Nations in New York for five years.

Minister Zarif has held a number of positions throughout his career, including: member of the Committee of the 47th United Nations General Assembly, Chairman of the UNESCO Cultural Commission, member of the Group of Eminent Lawyers to Amend the Charter of the Organization of Islamic Conference, Vice-President of the United Nations General Assembly, Chairman of the United Nations Disarmament Commission and Chairman of Political Committee of the 12th Non-Aligned Movement Summit in Durban. Zarif was also in charge of the Political Committee of the OIC Summit in Tehran and the Head of the Executive Committee of the Islamic Inter-parliamentary Meeting in Tehran.

 

History

He is the current Minister of Foreign Affairs of Iran. He was the Deputy Minister for Legal and International Affairs for ten years. He was also the Ambassador Plenipotentiary and Permanent Representative of the Islamic Republic of Iran to the United Nations in New York for five years.

Minister Zarif has held a number of positions throughout his career, including: member of the Committee of the 47th United Nations General Assembly, Chairman of the UNESCO Cultural Commission, member of the Group of Eminent Lawyers to Amend the Charter of the Organization of Islamic Conference, Vice-President of the United Nations General Assembly, Chairman of the United Nations Disarmament Commission and Chairman of Political Committee of the 12th Non-Aligned Movement Summit in Durban. Zarif was also in charge of the Political Committee of the OIC Summit in Tehran and the Head of the Executive Committee of the Islamic Inter-parliamentary Meeting in Tehran.