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Iran to open embassy in Myanmar
Publication Date : 22-01-2013
The Iranian government has confirmed reports that it is preparing to open an embassy here, with a spokesman saying initial preparations have already been made.
The spokesman told news agencies that Iran had initiated discussions on opening the embassy.
Myanmar has diplomatic relations with 110 of the 193 member countries of the United Nations. The United States restored full diplomatic relations with Myanmar last year following democratic reforms. Twenty-eight countries now have embassies here, with embassy staff saying that some are quickly expanding their commercial affairs departments to handle a surge in interest in business opportunities.