North Korea’s parliamentary delegation to visit Iran

Photo: North Korea’s parliamentary delegation to visit Iran / Iran

Azerbaijan, Baku, Aug. 1/ Trend N. Umid

North Korea's parliamentary delegation will visit Tehran in the near future, head of Iran-North Korea Parliamentary Group, Musalreza Servat said, Afkarnews portal reported.

He also recalled Iranian parliamentary delegation going to Pyongyang for participating on Fatherland Liberation War Day celebrations on July 27, adding that, "boosting bilateral relations on political and economic issues negotiated during meeting with North Korea's Vice-president."

A military delegation from Iran also accompanied Iranian MP`s during the visit and negotiated North Korea's officials, Servat said.

It should be reminded that, North Korea`s leader will take part in the swearing-in ceremony of Iran's president-elect Hassan Rouhani which will be held on August 4.

Reminding that on June 14 on Iranian presidential elections, Hassan Rouhani secured over 50 percent of votes, winning the elections.

Iran and North Korea are believed to be cooperating closely, technically and financially, in their development of nuclear arms, missiles and other weapons of mass destruction (WMD).

They have both been sanctioned by the international community, which sees the countries as global security risks.

Pyongyang detonated its third nuclear device on Feb. 12, launched a long-range rocket in December and has several times threatened South Korea, the United States and Japan with pre-emptive nuclear attacks.

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