Rouhani to be first Iran president visiting Europe in decade

Hassan Rohani this week to become the first Iranian president to travel to Europe in a decade

Rouhani to be first Iran president visiting Europe in decade

World Bulletin / News Desk

Hassan Rouhani is to visit Italy and France from Saturday, becoming the first Iranian president to travel to Europe for a decade, state news agency IRNA reported.

It said the tour, which follows the July 14 nuclear accord between the Islamic republic and world powers, will take the president for official talks in Italy before he travels on to France on November 16-17.

Parviz Esmaili of the president's office, quoted by IRNA, said Rouhani would also meet Pope Francis while in Italy.

Several ministers were to accompany the president.

Last Mod: 10 Kasım 2015, 10:28
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