Iran attends NATO meeting for the first time


From the Teheran Times:  For the first time the Islamic Republic of Iran participated in a meeting of the Mediterranean and Middle East Special Group of the NATO Parliamentary Assembly, which opened in La Maddalena, Italy yesterday and closes today.

Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister for European Affairs Ali Ahani represents Iran at the meeting and is scheduled to deliver a speech at the gathering. . . .

According to IRNA, the participants will discuss the situation in the Mediterranean, the Middle East, the Persian Gulf region, transition of power in certain Arab countries, the role of the Islamic Republic of Iran in the region, the situation in Iraq, and NATO’s operations in the Mediterranean.  (photo: PressTV Iran)

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