Reports on Iranian Foreign Minister’s Resignation False – Iran’s Foreign Ministry

Politics Materials 12 September 2007 16:08 (UTC +04:00)

Azerbaijan, Baku / Тrend corr D. Khatynoghlu / The reports on resignation of Iranian Foreign Minister, Manouchehr Mottaki, are false, a spokesman for Iran's Foreign Ministry, Mehti Nurian, said to Trend on 12 September.

On 11 September, Iran's Farda independent news site spread reports on resignation of Mottaki due to a disagreement between the Minister and the Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad.

According to Nurian, the reports are groundless and the Ministry is holding investigation in connection with this.