Palestinian National Council Chairman to Meet Iranian Speaker
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Chairman of the Palestinian National Council (PNC) is to meet with Iran’s Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani to discuss the deepening crisis in the Gaza Strip.
Salim Zanoun who is in Tehran to attend the Inter-Parliamentary Troika of the Parliamentary Union of Islamic Countries (PUIC), is scheduled to hold meetings with other Iranian officials.
The one-day troika meeting in Tehran will be held on Tuesday. It is aimed at defending Palestinians' rights as well as discussing the recent Israeli attacks and atrocities against people of the Gaza Strip.
Iran’s Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani as the former chairman of the PUIC, the Speaker of the National Assembly of the Republic of Mali Issaka Sidibé as the current PUIC chairman, and Sudanese Parliament Speaker Fateh Ezzedin Mansour as the next PUIC chairman will attend the upcoming meeting.
Seven parliament speakers will also take part in the Tuesday meeting.