Economic diplomacy is top priority of Foreign Ministry: official

August 29, 2017

TEHRAN – Deputy Foreign Minister Ebrahim Rahimpour said on Monday that economic diplomacy is a top priority of the Foreign Ministry in the new administration of Hassan Rouhani.

“The need for changes in the Foreign Ministry was proposed by Dr. Zarif in the Council of Deputy Ministers six months ago, and today we have a more serious look at economic diplomacy," Mehr news agency quoted Rahimpour as saying.

He further said that the ministry will establish a new economic department based on the current needs of the country.

MH/PA 

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