Jan 19, 2020 03:05 Asia/Tehran [Updated: Feb 04, 2020 14:04 Asia/Tehran]
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The spokesman for Iran's Foreign Ministry has strongly criticized French President Emmanuel Macron for using a fake name for the Persian Gulf, urging him to correct the mistake.

Seyyed Abbas Mousavi, addressing Emmanuel Macron, wrote on Twitter: "The body of water located in southern Iran has only one name, the Persian Gulf."

Mousavi described the French military presence in the Persian Gulf as wrong as Macron's mistake. 

Mousavi released the tweet in three languages: French, English, and Persian.

Macron recently used a fake name in a tweet to refer to the Persian Gulf.


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