Zarif names Khaji his senior assistant

April 14, 2019

TEHRAN – Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has appointed Ali Asqar Khaji as his senior assistant in special political affairs, the Foreign Ministry announced on Saturday.

As a senior diplomat, Khaji had earlier served as deputy foreign minister for Europe and Americas, director-general of the Persian Gulf Department, and Tehran’s ambassador to Saudi Arabia, Belgium, and China.

Khaji also attended nuclear talks with American negotiators in Oman during Barack Obama’s administration.

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