Iran considers Rouhani's participation in OIC summit in Turkey

Politics Materials 15 February 2016 12:33 (UTC +04:00)

Tehran, Iran, February 15

By Mehdi Sepahvand - Trend:

Iran is considering Turkey's invitation for President Hassan Rouhani to take part in the 13th of (Organization of Islamic Cooperation) OIC's summit.

"Turkey has invited Iran's president to the OIC's summit and the invitation is being considered", Hossein Jaber Ansari, the Iranian foreign ministry spokesman said during a conference in Tehran Feb.15, Trend's correspondent reported from the event.

Ansari added that the summit is to be held in April and the final decision will be announced later.

On Feb. 13, Iranian Ambassador to Ankara Ali-Reza Bikdeli was quoted as saying that Rouhani will pay an official visit to Turkey in a couple of months to attend the 3rd Iran-Turkey High Council for Strategic Relations.