Chairman of Munich Conference Invites Iran to Security Gathering
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – The Islamic Republic of Iran has been invited to take part in the 50th Munich Security Conference scheduled for January 31-February 2.
Iran has been asked to dispatch a high-ranking delegation to the security conference, the event’s chairman said on Friday.
Wolfgang Ischinger said he expects either Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif or even higher ranking officials to join the event.
He further stated that an invitation has already been delivered to Tehran.
Earlier media reports had predicted that President Hassan Rouhani would attend the German security event.
The Munich Security Conference has become the major security policy conference worldwide. Each year, since 1962, it brings together senior figures from around the world to engage in a debate on current and future security challenges.
Each year, some 350 participants from 40 countries discuss in depth their views on the development of transatlantic relations as well as European and global security.
Invitees include Presidents, Ministers, Parliament Members, high-ranking representatives of the armed forces, scientists, and media representatives.