Khatami Iranian Delegation to Arrive in Armenia

YEREVAN (Armenpress)–Iran’s president Mohammad Khatami is due to arrive in Armenia on September 8 for a two-day official visit–at the invitation of his Armenian counterpart Robert Kocharian.

His delegation will include Iran’s foreign minister–Economic Affairs and Finance–as well as Commerce ministers–government officials–and journalists.

Kocharian and Khatami will first meet face-to-face–then hold expanded talks with other officials. The meetings are expected to produce bilateral agreeemnts.

Khatami will address members of the Armenia’s National Assembly and will meet with the prime minister of Armenia–and Catholicos Karekin II. Students and professors of Yerevan State University will also host Khatami.

The Iranian delegation will visit the Armenian Genocide Monument and Yerevan’s Blue Mosque. Before departing for Iran–Khatami will also meet with Iranian citizens working in Armenia.

Hojjatoleslam Seyyed Mohammad Khatami–the fifth president of the Islamic Republic of Iran– was elected to office in May 1977.


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