- Shan’s two major parties should merged: SNLD spokesman says
- All courts in Myanmar urged to lawfully deal with cases
- Abe to meet Suu Kyi first
- Kachin Consultative Assembly repeats its calls for full autonomy
- International community should deal with Myanmar after weighing its reforms: Min Ko Naing says
- Japanese PM to make first visit to Myanmar since 1988 military coup
- Thein Sein wraps up landmark US visit
- Judicial power must be free from executive interference
- China objects to participation of US, UK in peace talk
- Kayin Unity and Peace Council to act as mediator in negotiation among Kayin’s armed groups
Published on Tuesday, 22 January 2013 15:59
The government of Iran 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 an embassy here.
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 here.