President of Iran Mahmoud Ahmadinejad designed Ali Akbar Salehi, the current acting Foreign Minister to the Parliament to succeed Manouchehr Mottaki who was dismissed on December.
State-owned Press TV reports that President of Iran Mahmoud Ahmadinejad used Westerwelle's visit to say that some countries having a veto on the UN Security council is an insult to other countries and to call for reforms to the world governance.
The Parliament of Iran gives a vote of confidence to Ali Akbar Salehi, who has led the Atomic Energy Organisation of Iran since July 2009 and Iran's nuclear program, and is President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's candidate to become Minister of Foreign Affairs.
President of Iran Mahmoud Ahmadinejad asks that the United States stop using what he describes as "cowboy logic" if it wants to engage in dialogue with Iran over its nuclear programme, adding that he would support negotiations.
Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad and United States Secretary of State Hillary Clinton exchange criticism of each other’s countries nuclear policies at the opening of the Nuclear Non-proliferation Treaty Review Conference at the United Nations Headquarters in New York.