European Parliament delegation due in Iran
Azerbaijan, Baku, Oct.27 / Trend G.Mehdi/
A delegation of the European Parliament will arrive in Iran on Sunday, the Fars News Agency reported.
The delegation, headed by Tarja Cronberg, Chair of Delegation for relations with Iran, is scheduled to meet Iranian MPs and some political leaders on the observance of human rights.
The West is pressing Iran into shutting down its nuclear program for fear that Tehran may eventually develop nuclear weapons.
Tehran on its part claims its nuclear program is of peaceful nature, intended for medical research.
The EU imposed an embargo on purchasing oil and oil products from Iran in July this year, while in October, Brussels adopted another major package of economic sanctions.