TEHRAN, Sept. 27 (MNA) — An Iranian parliamentary delegation will attend the 123rd Inter-parliamentary Union (IPU) meeting in Geneva which will run from October 4 to 6.

Deputy parliament speaker Hassan Aboutorabifard will lead the delegation. MPs Javad Jahangirzadeh, Javad Nazari Mehr, Zohreh Elahian, Hassan Shabanpour, Mehdi Kouchakzadeh are included in the parliamentary team.

MP Kazem Jalali, the titular member of the Committee on Human Rights of Parliamentarians, will also attend the relevant meetings of the committee in Geneva.

Jalali was elected as the titular member of the Committee on Human Rights of Parliamentarians by the IPU Council in the 122nd IPU Assembly meeting in Bangkok.

In addition to addressing the relevant meetings, the Iranian delegation is scheduled to exchange views on regional and international issues in the course of talks with participating delegations on the sidelines of the assembly.

The IPU, established in 1889, is the oldest multilateral political organization. It brings together 155 affiliated parliaments and eight regional assemblies as associate members. The world organization of parliaments has an Office in New York which acts as its permanent observer at the United Nations.

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