Iran's parliamentary delegation prohibited from passing through US airspace
Baku, Azerbaijan, March 2
By Rahim Zamanov - Trend:
The United States has prohibited a planned flight to be made by Iran's parliamentary delegation through US airspace.
The flight had been scheduled to pass over the US territory on Monday on its way to Latin America.
Following the decision, the flight was cancelled by the operator, Aeroflot airlines reported.
Iranian officials say they will choose another route and airline for the trip.
Iran's parliamentary delegation headed by chairman of the parliament's National Security Committee, Alaedin Boroujerdi, is scheduled to go on a tour in Latin America.