President Rouhani en route to Istanbul
An official from Iran’s president’s office announced that President Rouhani will leave Tehran for Istanbul late on Wednesday to attend the 13th summit of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC).
“President Hassan Rouhani is scheduled to leave Tehran late on Wednesday for the Turkish city of Istanbul,” said Parviz Esmaili of president’s office on Tuesday.
He also added that the summit is to kick off on Thursday and the Iranian president is one of the key speakers to address the summit, while Mr. Rouhani will have bilateral meetings with other heads of Islamic states on the sidelines of teh event.
This is while President Rouhani had formerly underlined the necessity of solidarity and cooperation between Islamic countries, hoping that the 13th OIC summit will reinforce unity and integrity in the Muslim world.