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Belgrade, March 8, IRNA – Miklós Kásler, Hungarian Minister of Human Capacities, has praised Iranian culture and civilization, saying Iran enjoys historical background and has rich cultural heritage.image from article
Addressing a meeting with Iran’s ambassador to Budapest Gholam Ali Rajabi Yazdi, Kásler said Budapest supports developing cooperation and reinforcing relations with Iran in various fields.
Referring to over 2,000 Iranian students in Hungary, he expressed hope for increasing number of Iranian students by granting 100 scholarships per year.
He also appreciated Iranian embassy efforts in cultural and public diplomacy [JB emphasis], saying publishing Iranian prestigious books has provided an opportunity for Hungarian people to be familiar with Iranian culture and civilization.
Meanwhile, Rajabi Yazdi presented a report of the measures taken for reinforcing cooperation in cultural, scientific and educational fields.
He added that two Hungarian archeologists will have t..
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Two of the president's preferred candidates for the U.N. ambassadorship are out of the running. | Don Emmert/AFP/Getty Images
'It seems like this has been the position they could never quite find someone to fill,' said one Republican close to the White House.
Politico ambassador — a job for which State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert was once considered a lock but is now out of contention — has faced repeated delays and is running up against Nikki Haley’s end-of-year departure date.
Meanwhile, a raft of new candidates has emerged, but no one has grabbed the front-runner mantel, raising the possibility that President Donald Trump could tap someone at the 11th hour who has already been passed over. The White House Counsel’s office has not yet been asked to vet anyone for the role, further indicating the president may not have settled on a finalist.
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Public diplomacy is on the rise, writes Professor Nancy Snow (@drpersuasion on Twitter) in Global Communication: Theories, Stakeholders and Trends, a book edited by Thomas L. McPhail and published by John Wiley & Sons (2014). While not directly linked to place branding – at least not from a management/marketing perspective, public diplomacy is a term Read more