Dec 06, 2018 20:10 Asia/Tehran

The deputy secretary general of China's National People's Congress, heading a high-ranking delegation, arrived in Tehran and met and conferred with speaker of Iran's parliament, Ali Larijani.

Iran news: A high level delegation including three heads of Chinese National People's Congress (NPC) commissions accompany deputy secretary general of NPC  Chen Ju who arrived in Tehran to attend the second meeting of the parliament speakers of six regional countries for fighting terrorism, Iran Press reports.

The Second meeting of the parliament speakers of six regional countries (Iran, Russia, China, Pakistan, Turkey and Afghanistan) for fighting terrorism will be held in Tehran on Friday and Saturday, 7-8 December 2018.

Iran, Russia, China, Pakistan, Turkey and Afghanistan formed a regional group to combat terrorism.

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Chinese delegation was welcomed officially by Alireza Rahimi, a member of Iranian Parliament's  presiding board, then Iranian Parliament Speaker, Ali Larijani received the Chinese delegation.

Confronting terrorism, reviewing past experiences, studying current strategies and deciding to adopt new and effective regional approaches, expanding communication and strengthening regional cooperation, achieving peace and sustainable development in the region will be on the agenda of the Tehran conference.

In the first meeting which was held last year in Islamabad, Pakistan's capital, the parliamentary heads of six nations agreed to join hands against terrorism and bring peace to the region.

Islamabad Meeting in December 2017

The Islamabad meeting focused on the challenges of terrorism and inter-regional connectivity. It reaffirmed that terrorism cannot and should not be associated with any religion, nationality, civilization, culture or ethnic group.   205/ 211 / 103

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