A high-ranking delegation from the Belgian Federal Parliament plans to begin a five-day visit to Iran on Saturday and hold talks with senior officials of the Islamic Republic on ways to deepen parliamentary ties between the two countries.
A delegation of Yemeni Houthi Ansarullah members has traveled to Iraq to meet with senior Iraqi officials as part of lobbying efforts to gain international recognition for a political body formed by Ansarullah and allied factions to run Yemen.
A delegation from Iran’s Foreign Ministry will go to France as part of legal efforts to restore the rights of the Iranians who died in a tragic crush of pilgrims in Saudi Arabia’s Mina last year, an Iranian official announced, describing France as playing the role of a mediator.
Non-stop visits by foreign delegations to Tehran in recent months indicate the importance of political and trade relations with Iran which is considered by other countries as a safe place for investment and political cooperation while the region has been gripped by unrest in recent years.
British Secretary of State for Business, Innovation, and Skills Sajid Javid has expressed UK support for Iran’s campaign to join the World Trade Organization, announcing his plans to lead a delegation of businesspeople to Tehran in April.
German Vice-Chancellor and the Federal Minister for the Economy and Energy, Sigmar Gabriel, heading a high-ranking delegation, will travel to Tehran soon, the country's ambassador in Tehran said Monday.