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EP delegation to visit Iran next week for meeting with Majlis

AFET Press release - Delegations25-10-2012 - 18:28

A delegation of five MEPs is set to travel to Teheran from 27 October to 2 November for the fourth of Parliament's regular meetings with the Majlis (Iranian parliament). It will be led by Tarja Cronberg (Greens/EFA, FI) and will include Cornelia Ernst (GUE, DE), Joseph Weidenholzer (S&D, AT), Isabelle Durant (Greens/EFA, BE) and Juan Fernando Lopez Aguilar (S&D, ES).

"The delegation will follow up on the dialogue branch of the EU's twin-track approach to Iran of sanctions and dialogue and stress the EU's commitment to human rights by raising concerns directly with decision-makers and civil society representatives ", said Tarja Cronberg, chair of Parliament's delegation for relations with Iran.

REF. : 20121025IPR54528