TEHRAN, Nov. 21 (Press Shia) – Iranian Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani left Tehran for Turkey to attend the 10th meeting of Asian Parliamentary Assembly (APA).

On his trip to neighboring country, Larijani is accompanied by some MPs, including Mohsen Kouhkan, Fatemeh Zolghadr, Hajar Chenarani, Jalil Rahimi, and Ali Kazemi.

According to the APA official website, the Asian Parliamentary Assembly (APA) was established in 2006 at the Seventh Session of the Association of Asian Parliamentary for Peace (AAPP). In other words, the APA is continuation of an organization which was established in 1999. The APA comprises, in 2007, of 42 Member Parliaments and 16 observers.

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