Marzieh Afkham

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Marzieh Afkham
Spokesperson for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Assumed office
1 September 2013[1]
President Hassan Rouhani
Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif
Preceded by Abbas Araghchi
Personal details
Born December 1962/January 1963 (age 52)[1]
Tehran, Iran[1]
Nationality Iranian
Alma mater Allameh Tabatabaei University[1]
Islamic Azad University[1]

Marzieh Afkham (Persian: مرضیه افخم‎) is an Iranian diplomat who serves as spokeswoman and head of the Center for Public and Media Diplomacy in Iran's Ministry of Foreign Affairs.[2] She is the first female spokesperson for the ministry.[3]


  1. ^ a b c d e Hamshahri
  2. ^ "Spokeswoman & Head of the Center for Public and Media Diplomacy". Islamic Republic of Iran Ministry of Foreign Affairs. 
  3. ^ "Iran appoints first female foreign ministry spokeswoman". CNN. 4 September 2013.