Italy's ambassador to the Democratic Republic of Congo and two other people were killed on Monday in an attack on a United Nations convoy in eastern Congo, Italy's Foreign Ministry and park authorities said.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani appointed Ahmad Pakatchi as the new ambassador and permanent representative of the Islamic Republic of Iran to the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) on Saturday.
Iran's new Ambassador to Zimbabwe Abbas Navazani in a meeting with Zimbabwean President Emerson Mnangagwa discussed extension of Tehran-Harare relations, particularly in the fields of trade and economic activities.
South African Minister of International Relations Naledi Pandor said her country is “as surprised as its Iranian friends” after learning about the American news website Politico’s report of a “plot” by Tehran to kill the US envoy to the African nation.
Iran’s Foreign Ministry summoned Germany’s Ambassador to Tehran Hans-Udo Muzel to protest a series of tweets by the European country's embassy whose content amounts to “meddling” in the Islamic Republic's judicial affairs.