TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Representative of the Jewish minority at the Iranian Parliament Siamak Morreh Sedq confirmed that he plans to accompany President Hassan Rouhani during his visit to New York, but added that he has not received the US visa yet.
He deplored the recent hue and cry by the western and Israeli media about his visit to New York, and said, “The visa has not been issued and it is not clear who will accompany the president on his trip.”
His remarks came after western and Israeli media widely covered news about his visit to New York.
The Guardian, for example, had reported on Thursday night that the Jewish MP in the Iranian parliament will join President Rouhani in the US at the UN General Assembly in a bid to help revamp Tehran’s image in the international community.
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