Turkish FM attends oath-taking ceremony of Rouhani

Published 05.08.2013 00:36
Updated 05.08.2013 00:40

Turkish Foreign Minister Davutoglu attended the oath-taking ceremony of Hassan Rouhani as Iran's new president

TEHRAN

Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu attended the oath-taking ceremony of Hassan Rouhani as Iran's new president on Sunday.
The oath-taking ceremony of Rouhani was held in Iran's parliament for the occasion of taking office after winning the June 24th presidential elections.

Presidents, foreign ministers and their representatives were invited to Rouhani's inauguraion, the first since Iran's 1979 Islamic revolution.

Leaders and other representatives from more than 50 countries, including Syria, North Korea, Venezuela and Russia, mostly from the region, attended the ceremony.

Davutoglu greeted Rouhani and they had a short conversation.

Davutoglu is expected to meet with Rouhani on the fifth of August.

Anadolu Agency

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