Majlis Speaker invites his Iraqi counterpart to attend meeting of IIPU

Tehran, July 17, IRNA – Majlis Speaker Ali Larijani has invited his Iraqi counterpart to attend a meeting of the troika of the Islamic Inter-Parliamentary Union in Tehran, it was announced on Thursday.

Majlis Speaker advisor for international affairs Hossein Sheikholeslam said that the invitation was extended to the Iraqi parliament speaker through a written message and telephone call.



Iran is head of the troika of the Islamic Inter-Parliamentary Union.



African countries of Sudan and Mali will attend the confab, he said.



Due to current developments in Iraq, Palestine and Syria countries such as Pakistan, Palestine, Lebanon, Syria and Iraq will attend the troika meeting, he said.



The meeting is to kick off next Tuesday to review latest developments in Iraq as well as the attacks of the Zionist regime on Gaza, he said.



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