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Iran’s president to visit New York to attend 78th UNGA session

US Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) (L) talks with Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) during a rally with fellow Democrats before voting on H.R. 1, or the People Act, on the East Steps of the US Capitol on March 08, 2019 in Washington, DC. (AFP photo)
Iran’s President Ebrahim Raeisi

Iranian President Ebrahim Raeisi will set off for New York tomorrow to participate in the 78th session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA).

Heading a political delegation, Raeisi will leave Tehran early on Monday.

During his three-day visit to New York, the Iranian chief executive is expected to deliver a speech at the annual General Assembly meeting and hold meetings with heads of states as well as Iranians residing there.

He will also expound on the Islamic Republic’s positions and answer questions from political, social, religious, and media groups and elites.

The 78th UNGA session will take place on September 18-26. The presence of high-ranking officials from different countries at the annual event provides a good opportunity for international political consultations and bilateral dialogues.


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