Tehran(IP): The Minister of Culture and Islamic Guidance left for Istanbul at the invitation of his Turkish counterpart on Friday.

Iran PressIran news: Mohammad Mahdi Esmaili, Iran's Minister of Culture and Islamic Guidance, left for Turkey at the invitation of his Turkish counterpart to attend the meeting of the Ministers of Information of the Organization of the Islamic Conference.

Farshad Mehdipour, Deputy Minister of Media Affairs and Publicity of the Ministry of Culture and Islamic Guidance, and Atefeh Khademi, Social Advisor of the Minister, accompanied Ismaili on this trip. This summit deals specifically with the Gaza issue.

Also, visiting the Turkuvaz Media Center meeting with the head of this holding, and talking about the broadcasting of Iranian films and series in Turkish media and international platforms are among the other topics on the agenda during this trip.

Meeting with Fakhruddin Altun, the head of the communication department of the Turkish presidency, is one of the other plans of the minister of culture during his one-day trip to Turkey.

Mohammad Mahdi Esmaili before heading for Turkey to attend the meeting of information ministers of Islamic countries in Istanbul: "I will emphasize defending the oppressed people of Gaza and the solutions of the Islamic Republic of Iran."

I will have meetings with some of my counterparts from Islamic countries.", added he."

Iranian Minister concluded: "We are trying to make the Islamic countries take a step forward with more strength to support the oppressed people of Palestine." 219