Turkey delegation due in Tehran

Iran Materials 19 June 2006 16:37 (UTC +04:00)

(IRIBNEWS) - A 10-member Turkish parliamentary delegation headed by the Turkish Chairman of Iran-Turkey parliamentary friendship group, Ahmet Inal, is due in Tehran Sunday.

According to IRNA, the delegation comprising of members of the joint parliamentary friendship group and some members of Turkish parliament will visit Iran in response to the invitation by the Iranian head of group, Ali-Akbar Aghaei, reports Trend.

During its stay in Tehran, the delegation is scheduled to confer with Majlis Speaker Gholam-Ali Haddad Adel and Head of Majlis Foreign Policy and National Security Commission Alaeddin Boroujerdi.

At the meetings, the two sides will discuss ways of expanding and strengthening friendly ties between the two states, in particular the inter-parliamentary bonds.

Besides, the latest regional and international developments will be high on the Turkish delegation's agenda.

More than 140 MPs from Turkish parliament are members of Iran-Turkey parliamentary friendship group.

Turkey's parliament has 550 members.