Iran names envoys to Algeria, S Korea
Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad says the Islamic Republic is keen to enhance its ties with countries around the world as he names new ambassadors to South Korea and Algeria, Press TV reported.
Ahmadinejad made the remark during a meeting on Thursday with Iran's new ambassador to South Korea, Ahmad Masoumifar and the Islamic Republic's new envoy to Algeria Mahmoud Mohammadi, IRNA reported.
During the meeting, the Iranian chief executive provided the new ambassadors with a set of guidelines on ways to further expand the Islamic Republic's ties within the regional and international scopes.
Pursuance of bilateral agreements and consolidations of ties both regional and global are considered to be the most important missions undertaken by all Iranian ambassadors around the world, Ahmadinejad stated.
The Iranian president further noted that Tehran welcomes the expansion of relations with other countries based on "justice and equality."
The new Iranian ambassadors to South Korea and Algeria, for their part, submitted a report on their future plans to boost the Islamic Republic ties in the countries where they are due to fulfill their missions.
Before being appointed as Iran's ambassador to Algeria, Mohammadi, had served as Foreign Ministry spokesman, Iran's ambassador to Tunisia as well as representative of Abadeh in the Iranian Majlis.
Iran's new ambassador to South Korea, Masoumifar, had served as Iranian Charge d`Affaires to Malaysia as well as Iran's Consul General in Shanghai, China.