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First ambassador to Iran, 1975 (2nd of 2)

First ambassador  to Iran, 1975

Bruce Brown (left), New Zealand's first ambassador to Iran, presents his credentials to Shah Mohammed Reza Pahlavi (third from right) in April 1975. Brown was also accredited as ambassador to Pakistan. The location is the Niavaran palace in Tehran, the shah's final residence before his overthrow four years later.

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Michael Green, 'Foreign policy and diplomatic representation - Foreign policy in Europe and beyond', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/34289/first-ambassador-to-iran-1975 (accessed 24 August 2019)

Story by Michael Green, published 20 Jun 2012, updated 17 May 2016