President Rouhani off to Turkey to attend OIC summit

IRNA – Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Tuesday left Tehran for Turkey to participate in the emergency summit of the Organization of the Islamic Cooperation (OIC).

President Rouhani will deliver a speech at the OIC emergency meeting.

Turkey as a rotating president of the OIC has called for a meeting of the OIC on Wednesday to confer on a recent decision by US President Donald Trump to relocate its embassy from Tel Aviv to al-Quds (Jerusalem).

US president’s Dec 6 announcement to recognize Beit-ul Moqaddas as the capital city of Israel has faced extensive criticisms all over the world even from the US allies.