Austrian parliament vice-speaker due in Tehran tonight

Tehran, Oct 22, IRNA – Austrian parliament vice-speaker Karlheinz Kopf is to arrive in Tehran on Saturday evening.

Kopf will pay a visit to Iran at the invitation of Majlis vice speaker Masoud Pezeshkian.

During his 4-day stay in Tehran, Kopf is scheduled to meet with senior Iranian officials.

Iran and Austrian government have longstanding friendly ties. The Friendly ties gained momentum after the Austrian government hosted the nuclear talks between Iran and the permanent members of the UN Security Council plus Germany.

Austrian Foreign Minister Sebastian Kurz said in the current of the nuclear talks that Vienna government advocates settlement of the international disputes through negotiations and is interested in putting an end to the decade-long nuclear dispute between Iran and the western governments.