Iran congratulates new EU foreign policy chief

Tasnim – Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Seyed Abbas Mousavi congratulated Josep Borrell on his appointment as the new EU foreign policy chief, expressing hope that Tehran-EU ties would develop more than ever during Borrell’s term.

“While appreciating @FedericaMog’s moderate and sensible positions on Iran & congratulating the appointment of @JosepBorrellF, hope to witness the development of our relations with the EU and the consolidation of multilateralism and rule of law in the International arena,” Mousavi said on his Twitter account on Monday night.

Borrell on Sunday assumed the post of EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy and Vice-President of the European Commission, replacing Mogherini, who served from 2014 to 2019.

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