Monday 06 July 2020
News ID: 72546
Publish Date: 10 November 2019 - 22:09
TEHRAN (IFP) -- Former member of the Iranian Parliament Kazem Jalali has been appointed as Iran’s new ambassador to the Russian Federation, replacing Mahdi Sanaei.
In an open session on Sunday, Iranian lawmakers accepted Jalali’s resignation with 146 yes votes and 58 no votes. Nine MPs also abstained from voting. Addressing a parliament session, speaker Ali Larijani expressed hope that Jalali would play an effective role in the development of Russian-Iranian relations.

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