Kazem Gharib Abadi named Iran’s ambassador to IAEA

June 21, 2018

TEHRAN – President Hassan Rouhani appointed on Wednesday Kazem Gharib Abadi as Iran’s new representative to the international organizations, including the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), in Vienna.

The appointment was made upon a proposal by Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, Mehr reported.

Prior to being appointed to the post, Gharib Abadi was Iran's ambassador to the Netherlands, ambassador and permanent representative to the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) and deputy secretary-general of the High Council for Human Rights on international affairs.

Gharib Abadi is replacing Reza Najafi in his new post.

MH/PA

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