Abbas Mousavi named Iran’s new Foreign Ministry spokesman

April 13, 2019

TEHRAN – Seyyed Abbas Mousavi has been appointed as the new Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman, replacing Bahram Qassemi who was named Iran’s ambassador to Paris, the ministry announced in a press release on Saturday.

Mousavi is a graduate of the School of International Relations run by the Foreign Ministry. He holds a master’s degree in international relations.

He was serving as director general of communications at the Foreign Ministry’s public and media diplomacy center.

He had also served as first secretary and head of the Iranian representative office in Hong Kong and economic attaché in the Iranian embassy in the Netherlands.

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