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Gaddam Dharmendra appointed India's Ambassador to Iran

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Gaddam has been appointed India's to Iran, the announced Monday.

Dharmendra, a 1990-batch and at present, in the MEA here, will replace Saurabh Kumar, who was appointed India's to last month. is expected to take up the assignment shortly, it said.

His appointment comes at a time when the global focus is on from as the US on Monday imposed "the toughest ever" sanctions aimed at altering the Iranian regime's "behaviour".

and are believed to be among the eight countries that have been given the rare temporary exemptions from the Iranian sanctions.

The MEA also concurrently accredited Nina Tshering La, currently Indian to the Democratic Republic of Congo, as the next Ambassador of to the Republic of Congo, with residence in

She is expected to take up the assignment shortly, the MEA said.

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First Published: Mon, November 05 2018. 18:20 IST