Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Iran)
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Ministry of Foreign Affairs Iran

Coordinates: 35°41?15.22?N 51°25?2.26?E / 35.6875611°N 51.4172944°E / 35.6875611; 51.4172944

Ministry of Foreign Affairs
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Ministry Building (Shahrbani Palace)
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Agency overview
JurisdictionIslamic Republic of Iran
HeadquartersNational Garden, Tehran
Employees3518 (2019)[1]
Minister responsible

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Persian: ? Vez?rat-e Om?r-e Kh?rejeh) is an Iranian government ministry headed by the Minister of Foreign Affairs, who is a member of cabinet. The current Minister of Foreign Affairs is Mohammad Javad Zarif, who was approved by the Parliament on 15 August 2013 after being nominated by the President.

Ministers and officials

The first minister of foreign affairs of Iran was Mirza Abdulvahab Khan, who served from 1821 to 1823. The incumbent minister is Mohammad Javad Zarif, who was appointed on 15 August 2013 to succeed Ali Akbar Salehi.

The current officials of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs are:

Assigned activities

Since 5 September 2013, the Ministry has been responsible for the negotiation of the Comprehensive agreement on Iranian nuclear program, which had previously been carried out by the Supreme National Security Council.[4]


The building of the Ministry was completed in 1939.[5]


  1. ^ ? Tasnim News
  2. ^ "Who is Baeidinejad?". Khabar Online. hypermedia. 6 October 2015. Retrieved 2016.
  3. ^ Karami, Arash (28 April 2016). "Who's to blame for US seizure of $2 billion in Iranian assets?". Al-Monitor. Retrieved 2016.
  4. ^ "Iran's Rouhani shifts responsibility for nuclear talks". BBC. 5 September 2013. Retrieved 2013.
  5. ^ "Architecture. Pahlavi, before World War II". Encyclopedia Iranica. Retrieved 2013.

See also

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