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President of French National Assembly Claude Bartolone is scheduled to visit Iran to hold talks with senior Iranian officials.
Heading a parliamentary delegation, Bartolone will visit Tehran on Sept. 5 at the invitation of Iran’s Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani, ISNA news agency reported.
During his trip, Bartolone will meet with Iranian officials including President Hassan Rouhani.
Chairman of the Expediency Council Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani and Parliament Speaker Larijani.
The two sides are expected to discuss ways for boosting bilateral ties as well as the latest regional developments.
Bartolone had been scheduled to visit Iran in mid-July but postponed his trip following a terrorist attack on July 14 in the southern French city of Nice.
Last Month French Minister of Environment, Energy and Marine Affairs Segolene Royal, heading a delegation including senior business figures from environmental and renewable energy firms specializing in water, pollution and energy efficiency, payed an official visit to Tehran and discussed the ways for following up the mutual agreements inked during President Hassan Rouhani’s visit to France last January.
During the Rouhani’s trip 35 MOUs and cooperation documents were sigend between the two countries.
In last September 2015, a high-ranking 150-member French economic delegation visited Iran to explore avenues for trade ties in meetings with Iranian ministers and top officials.
French Agriculture Minister Stéphane Le Foll and Minister of State for Foreign Trade, Promotion of Tourism Matthias Fekl led the delegation which included representatives from 150 French companies and large industries.
2016.09.04 / 14:20