• Sat / 14 December 2019 / 14:34
  • Category: Politics
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Iran's Parliament Speaker arrives in Antalya to attend APA

Iran's Parliament Speaker arrives in Antalya to attend APA

Tehran (ISNA) – Iranian Parliament Speaker, Ali Larijani arrived in Antalya on Saturday to attend the 12th plenary meeting of the Asian Parliamentary Assembly (APA).

Heading a parliamentary delegation, Larijani left Iran for Turkey on Saturday morning.

Before his departure, Larijani told reporters, “Asian parliamentary cooperation is useful and important for promoting Asia's standing”.

“Asian countries have made a good leap in different fields of science, technology, trade, and politics in recent decades” said Larijani, stressing that APA is an opportunity to hold talks with Turkish officials on the latest regional issues.

The APA was established in 2006 at the Seventh Session of the Association of Asian Parliamentary for Peace (AAPP). It has 42 Member Parliaments and 16 observers. The assembly has been created as a forum to exchange views, ideas, and experiences for developing common strategies and promoting peace in Asia and the world, according to its website.

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