Jul 23, 2014, 4:56 PM
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Sadeghi to go to Saudi Arabia as new ambassador

Tehran, July 23, IRNA – Hossein Sadeghi will go to Saudi Arabia as Iran's new ambassador to the country, said Marzieh Afkham, Foreign Ministry spokeswoman, in Tehran on Wednesday.

Afkham in her weekly press briefing wished Sadeghi success.

Sadeghi replaces Mohammad-Javad Rasouli Mahallati. He has already served in Iranian embassies in Kuwait and Abu Dhabi.

He was Director General of the Persian Gulf Department at Iranian Foreign Ministry and an advisor to the foreign minister.