FM Salehi greets Mehr News Agency on launching Russian service

March 3, 2011 - 0:0

TEHRAN – Foreign Minister Ali Akbar Salehi has congratulated the Mehr News Agency for launching Russian language service.

Salehi, in his message, said that the launching of the Russian language service is a very positive step as the language is among the six top international languages and Russians themselves have an important status in the world.
The Mehr News Agency officially launched its Russian-language news service on Tuesday, bringing the agency’s foreign language services to seven.
The Foreign Ministry spokesperson, ambassadors from the Commonwealth of Independent States including the Russian ambassador, chargé d'affaires, cultural attaches, and foreign news agencies’ bureau chiefs in Tehran attended the opening ceremony