Minister of Foreign Affairs (Iran)

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The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (وزارت امور خارجه in Persian
Persian language
Persian is an Iranian language within the Indo-Iranian branch of the Indo-European languages. It is primarily spoken in Iran, Afghanistan, Tajikistan and countries which historically came under Persian influence...

) is an Iranian government ministry. The Minister for Foreign Affairs is the Cabinet
Cabinet of Iran
The Cabinet of Iran is a formal body composed of government officials, ministers, chosen and led by a President. Its composition must be approved by a vote in the Parliament...

 member in charge.

The first Minister of Foreign Affairs of Iran
Iran
Iran , officially the Islamic Republic of Iran , is a country in Southern and Western Asia. The name "Iran" has been in use natively since the Sassanian era and came into use internationally in 1935, before which the country was known to the Western world as Persia...

 was Mirza Abdolvahhab Khan Mo'tamed od-Dowleh Neshat who served between 1911 and 1924. Current Minister of Foreign Affairs is Ali Akbar Salehi
Ali Akbar Salehi
Ali Akbar Salehi is an Iranian politician, diplomat and academic and the current Minister of Foreign Affairs since 13 December 2010. Previous to his appointment as Minister of Foreign Affairs, he was Head of Atomic Energy Organization of Iran from 16 July 2009 to 13 December 2010...

, appointed on 13 December 2010.

Ramin Mehmanparsat is the current spokesman.

See also

  • Foreign Affairs Minister of Iran
  • Cabinet of Iran
    Cabinet of Iran
    The Cabinet of Iran is a formal body composed of government officials, ministers, chosen and led by a President. Its composition must be approved by a vote in the Parliament...

  • Iranian Foreign Affairs
  • Iranian diplomatic missions
  • Politics of Iran
    Politics of Iran
    The politics of Iran take place in a framework of theocracy guided by an Islamist ideology. The December 1979 constitution, and its 1989 amendment, define the political, economic, and social order of the Islamic Republic of Iran, declaring that Shi'a Islam of the Twelver school of thought is...

  • Foreign relations of Iran
    Foreign relations of Iran
    Foreign relations of Iran refers to inter-governmental relationships between Iran and other countries. Following the 1979 Iranian Revolution, the newly-born Islamic Republic, under the leadership of Ayatollah Khomeini, dramatically reversed the pro-Western foreign policy of the last Shah of Iran,...


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