Iran appoints new representative in int’l organizations in Vienna

IRNA – Iranian President Hassan Rouhani appointed Wednesday Kazem Gharib Abadi as the country’s new Ambassador and Permanent Representative to the international organizations including International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) in Vienna.

The appointment had already been proposed by Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif.

Prior to being appointed to the post, Gharib Abadi was Iran’s ambassador to the Netherlands, ambassador and permanent representative to Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) and deputy secretary-general of the High Council for Human Rights on international affairs.

Gharib Abadi has replaced Reza Najafi in his new post.