Speaker of Turkish parliament to visit Iran
Baku, Azerbaijan, Jan. 15
By Rufiz Hafizoglu – Trend:
Ismail Kahraman, speaker of the Turkish parliament, will visit Iran, the Turkish parliament said in a message Jan. 15.
Kahraman will participate in the 13th meeting of speakers of the parliaments of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC), to be held in Tehran.
The situation in Syria will also be discussed during the visit.
Syria has been suffering from an armed conflict since March 2011, which, according to the UN, has so far claimed more than 500,000 lives. Militants from various armed groups are confronting the Syrian government troops. The "Islamic State" (IS), the YPG (Kurdish People's Protection Units) and the Kurdish Democratic Union Party (PYD) are the most active terrorist groups in Syria.
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