Iran’s UN envoy pick accompanies president Rouhani in China visit

TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Iran’s choice for the post of UN ambassador Hamid Abutalebi, to whom the US has already refused to grant a visa, accompanies President Hassan Rouhani in a trip to China.

President Rouhani on Tuesday left Tehran for Shanghai to attend the fourth summit of the Conference on Interaction and Confidence Building Measures in Asia (CICA) on May 20 and 21.

A delegation comprised of Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, Oil Minister Bijan Namdar Zanganeh and a number of other high-ranking officials accompany the president in his visit to China.

Rouhani’s entourage includes Hamid Abutalebi as well.

By Tasnim News Agency


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