Dec 12, 2017, 8:33 PM
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President Rouhani arrives in Turkey to attend OIC summit

Ankara, Dec 12, IRNA - Iranian President Hassan Rouhani arrived in the Turkish city of Istanbul on Tuesday to attend the emergency summit of the Organization of the Islamic Cooperation (OIC).

President Rouhani, heading a high-ranking Iranian delegation, will deliver a speech at the OIC emergency meeting.

Turkey as a rotating president of the OIC has called for a meeting of the OIC on Wednesday to confer on a recent decision by US President Donald Trump to relocate its embassy from Tel Aviv to al-Quds (Jerusalem).

US president's Dec 6 announcement to recognize Beit-ul Moqaddas as the capital city of Israel has faced extensive criticisms all over the world even from the US allies.

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