Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad will visit Egypt for the first time to take part in a meeting of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation on 6 February, Fars News Agency reported today.
Ahmadinejad will meet with Egypt President Mohammed Morsi and Palestinian Authority chief Mahmoud Abbas during his visit. He will visit Egypt for the first time. Earlier, Morsi visited Tehran in 2012 to take part in a meeting of the Non-Aligned Movement. Two countries cut diplomatic relations in 1980.
File photo: Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad at a conference in Baku, October 2012. (IRNA)