35378
Parliamentary Confab a Victory for Iraq
National

Parliamentary Confab a Victory for Iraq

An adviser to the parliament speaker on international affairs said the recent Islamic parliamentary union conference held in the Iraqi capital Baghdad was a well-organized conference and a victory for the Iraqi nation.
Hossein Sheikholeslam also told Tasnim News Agency on Saturday that Iran had recommended Iraq to hold this year's confab and supported the Arab country's bid during the previous conference held in Turkey last year. "It was a very important confab," he said, adding that the organization of such a meeting was a blow to certain monarchies that wanted to prove democracy would not work in Iraq.
"Holding the confab was a victory for Iraq," he said.
The adviser further said regional states such as Saudi Arabia and the UAE tried to prevent the conference from reaching quorum.
Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Bahrain and Qatar did not attend the confab, but Kuwait and Oman were present in the conference.
"Such efforts by West-oriented monarchies led to their own isolation and defeat," Sheikholeslam said, reiterating that the Iraqi nation, government and parliament were the victors.
Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani attended the 11th Conference of the Parliamentary Union of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation member states that was held on January 20-25. The union holds annual meetings to address the problems of Muslim countries. It was established in Iran on 17 June 1999 and its head office is located in Tehran.

 

Short URL : http://goo.gl/NRfIEh
  1. http://goo.gl/2EnTE7
  • http://goo.gl/rVi5uH
  • http://goo.gl/ZkCDLm
  • http://goo.gl/ijnftX
  • http://goo.gl/rTWnRV

You can also read ...

China, Russia Seen as Major Partners
Senior advisor Ali Akbar Velayati says Iran’s policy is...
Ali Akbar Salehi
Iran said the reaction of the global community to Washington’s...
Iran Should Continue Complying With Nuclear Deal
Director General of the International Atomic Energy Agency (...
Twitter Shut Legitimate, Not Anti-Gov’t, Accounts
Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on Sunday accused...
China Says Will Broaden Economic Interaction
China’s Ambassador to Tehran Pang Sen emphasized his country’s...
Hassan Rouhani’s UNGA  Presence Confirmed
President Hassan Rouhani will attend the United.ons General...
Longer-Term Deposits Could Supplant Rate Hikes
Amid months-long speculations that the Central Bank of Iran...
Anarchists Attack Embassy in Athens
In the latest attack against an Iranian diplomatic mission,...

Trending

Googleplus