Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Iran)
|Ministry of Foreign Affairs|
|وزارت امور خارجه|
|Jurisdiction||Islamic Republic of Iran|
|Headquarters||Bagh-e Melli, Tehran|
|Minister responsible||Mohammad Javad Zarif|
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Persian: وزارت امور خارجه Vezârat-e Omur-e Khâreje) is an Iranian government ministry. The minister of foreign affairs is the cabinet member in charge of the ministry.
Ministers and officials
The first minister of foreign affairs of Iran was Mirza Abdulvahab Khan, who served between 1821 and 1823. The incumbent minister is Mohammad Javad Zarif, who was appointed on 15 August 2013 to succeeded Ali Akbar Salehi. Marzieh Afkham is the current deputy minister and spokeswoman.
The building of the ministry was completed in 1939.
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