Armenian president in Iran for Nowrouz celebrations
Armenian President Serzh Sargsyan, heading a high-ranking delegation, arrived in Tehran Sunday to attend the 2nd world Nowrouz festival, IRNA reported.
The 2nd international Nowrouz festival started today and will continue for two days.
The Armenian president and his accompanying delegation were warmly welcomed by Iran's Minister of Culture and Islamic Guidance Mohammad Hosseini upon arrival.
The presidents of Afghanistan, Iraq and Tajikistan arrived in the Iranian capital city on Saturday and the president of Turkmenistan on Sunday to take part in the global Nowrouz celebrations.
Those who arrived on Saturday held separate meetings with President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad yesterday.
The first global Nowrouz Festival was held in Iran on March 27, 2010.