New Turkish ambassador meets FM Zarif

January 23, 2019

TEHRAN – Turkey’s new ambassador to Iran on Wednesday met with Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, the official website of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs reported.

During the meeting, Derya Ors submitted a copy of his credentials to the Iranian foreign minister.

Professor Ors, well versed in Persian language, was head of Turkey’s Ataturk Supreme Council for Culture, Language and History. He also acted as translator for President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in the Turkish leader’s past meetings with Iranian officials.

Ors succeeded Riza Hakan Tekin, who had served as Turkey’s ambassador to Iran since October 2014.

SP/PA

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