Excerpt:

Switzerland's newly-appointed ambassador to Tehran, who is believed to be the first female ambassador to Tehran since the 1979 Islamic Revolution, said she will observe Iran's Islamic dress code (Hijab) during her mission in Islamic Republic.

Livia Leu Agosti arrived in Iran this week as Berne's woman in Tehran.

She met the Iranian Foreign Minister Manouchehr Mottaki for talks on expanding bilateral economic ties and is expected to present her diplomatic credentials formally to President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad in the coming weeks.


Read the complete original version of this item...