Iran FM discusses issues of mutual interest with Austrian MPs
Foreign Minister Ali Akbar Salehi discussed issues of mutual interest with 8 members of foreign policy Commission of Austrian parliament, who are members of five main political parties of the country too, IRNA reported.
Salehi, who arrived here on Monday night upon an invitation of his Austrian counterpart, expounded on Iran's principled stances on international issues.
In the meeting, Iran's Ambassador to Vienna Ebrahim Shaybani, member of Majlis foreign policy and national security commission Hossein Sobhani-nia, Ministry Spokesman Ramin Mihman-parast and a group of Foreign Ministry officials were present, too.
Former Austrian Foreign Minister Ursula Plassnik, member of parliament foreign policy commission from People Party, and former Austrian Defense Minister and member of the commission Werner Fasslabend, were attending the meeting, too.
Before the meeting, Salehi and his accompanying delegation visited the venue of old Austrian Parliament building (House of Representatives).Salehi is to meet with Executive Director of the UN Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) Yury Fedotov here in Vienna.
He is to depart for Nigeria on Wednesday morning to attend the 14th foreign ministers meeting of D8 member countries.