Jan 28, 2016, 8:38 PM
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Zarif congratulates Qatar's new FM on appointment

Tehran, Jan 28, IRNA – Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif in a message congratulated Sheikh Mohammad bin Abdel Rahman Al Thani on his appointment as Qatar's new foreign minister.

'I am willing to extend my most sincere congratulations on your appointment as the foreign minister of the brother country of Qatar,' Zarif said in his message.

Qatari Emir Sheikh Tamim Al Thani relieved Khaled bin Mohammad Al Attiya from his duties as the Arab country's foreign minister and replaced him with Sheikh Mohammad.

Zarif pointed to the landscape of the two countries' relations, and said, 'I take the opportunity to lay emphasis on the continuation of development and fostering of bilateral relations and the need for boosting regional and international consultations while wishing your success and prosperity of the Qatari government and nation.'