Thursday, August 18, 2022

Palestine new envoy to Iran appointed

Salam Al-Zawawi was sworn in before President of the Palestinian Authority, Mahmoud Abbas, as Palestine’s new ambassador to Iran.

President’s Adviser for Diplomatic Affairs Majdi Al-Khalidi and Director General of the Palestinian National Fund, Minister Ramzi Khoury, were present at the swearing-in event, which took place at the President’s residence in the Jordanian capital, Amman.

Salam is daughter of Salah Al-Zawawi, the former Palestinian ambassador to Tehran.

Al-Zawawi is one of the founding members of the Fatah movement and was the second Palestinian ambassador to Tehran since the 1979 Islamic Revolution. He had served as the Palestinian ambassador to Algeria, Brazil, and Kenya before being appointed to Iran in 1980.

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