Saturday, May 11, 2013

More on Cultural Diplomacy as a "hot potato" (in this case, if carried out by the "bad guys")

Foreign Ministry to introduce Iranian novels to the world 11 May 2013 13:10 -

Visiting the 26th Tehran International Book Fair, Iran's Foreign Ministry Spokesman Ramin Mehmanparast said: “Iranian novels will be introduce [sic] to the world through the ministry.”

IBNA: Visiting the book fair, Mehmanparast said: “All Iranian novels will soon be supported by Iran's Foreign Ministry’s new department, Center on Public Diplomacy, and introduced to the world.”

The spokesman said: “The book fair was welcomed warmly. Iran holds a great culture and history which should be preserved.”

Tehran International Book Fair is annually held as a social and cultural phenomenon with book displays, panel discussions and publishing deals.

The 26th Tehran International Book Fair wrapped up today. Image from

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