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Iraq appoints new ambassador to Iran

Baghdad, Baghdad has appointed a new ambassador to Tehran, according to Iraqi Foreign Ministry spokesman Ahmad Mahjoub.

Mahjoub announced in a statement on Friday that Sa'ad Jawad Qandeel will replace Rajeh al-Mousavi as Iraq's ambassador to Iran.

Al-Mousavi was recalled by Iraqi Foreign Ministry following the circulation of a video in which he was quarreling with a number of Iraqi citizens a few days ago.

Sa'ad Jawad Qandeel has formerly served as Iraqi ambassador in some other countries.

Source: Islamic Republic News Agency - IRNA


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