EghtesadOnline: Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif congratulated early Monday acclaimed Iranian film director Asghar Farhadi for winning Oscar 2017.
“Proud of cast & crew of “The Salesman” for Oscar & stance against # MuslimBan. Iranians have presented culture & civilization for millennia,” Zarif said on his Tweeter account released on Monday.
According to IRNA, well-known Iranian film director Farhadi for the second time won Academy Award Oscar for his 'The Salesman' as the best foreign film early Monday.
Two Iranian-American elites Anousheh Ansari, the first female space tourist engineer, and Professor Firouz Naderi, former director of Solar Systems Exploration at NASA, represented Farhadi at the 89th Oscar Academy Awards in Los Angeles.