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Iran new envoy confers with Lebanese head of Supreme Islamic Shia Council

Beirut, Iran new Ambassador to Lebanon Mohammad-Jalal Feirouznia conferred with Head of Lebanese Supreme Islamic Shia Council Sheikh Abdul Amir Qabalan on Monday.

In the meeting, the latest situation in Lebanon and region as well as bilateral relations between Tehran and Beirut were discussed.

Sheikh Qabalan wished the new ambassador success in his Lebanon mission and called for expansion of brotherly ties between the two countries.

The Sheikh underlined that the US' pressures on Iran to dishearten Iran doomed to failure.

Ambassador Firouznia also commemorated and honored Imam Mussa Sadr, the founder of the Lebanese Supreme Islamic Shia Council.

He underlined that Iran has always supported independence, political and religious diversities and peaceful co-existence of ethnic groups in Lebanon.

Vice-President of the council Ali al-Khatib and Secretary General of the Council Naziyeh Jamoul were present at the meeting.

Feirouznia started work in Beirut early August.

He substituted Mohammad Fathali and already served as director general for Persian Gulf Department in Foreign Ministry.

Feirouznia was Iran's ambassador in Malaysia, Yemen and Bahrain as well.

Source: Islamic Republic News Agency - IRNA


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