Crisis in Syria To Be Discussed
Iranian Foreign Minister Ali Akbar Salehi will visit Egypt next week for talks with President Mohamed Morsi and Foreign Minister Mohammed Kamel Amr. Salehi will review bilateral ties and the crisis in Syria with the Egyptian leaders. The visit begins on Wednesday 9 January. (ISNA, 5 January)
Mojtaba Amani, the head of Tehran's interest section in Cairo, told ISNA that during his visit Salehi could also meet with UN-Arab League peace envoy Lakhdar Brahimi to discuss the Syrian crisis.
Salehi left Tehran today on a tour of African nations, which will take him to Benin, Ghana and Burkina Faso, before arriving in Cairo.
File photo: Iranian Foreign Minister Ali Akbar Salehi (AFP)