United Nations Special Envoy for Syria Staffan de Mistura is scheduled to pay a visit to Tehran to discuss the Syrian crisis with senior Iranian officials.

The ceremonies began on Monday night after Magrib and Isha prayers at the Imam Khomeini (RA) Husseiniya (religious center) in Tehran. They will continue for five days.

 Attended by 220 prominent Muslim figures, the 30th Islamic Unity Conference is to be held from 15th to 17th of December.

 Head of the UN Information Center in Tehran Maria Dotsenko said on Monday that Iran is well-known for its peacemaking role in the international community.

Turkish Embassy in Tehran hailed the unity and solidarity demonstrated by the Turkish people in confronting a coup attempt in the country.

Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Monday that Iran-Pakistan ties and cooperation are growing.

The 24th edition of International Holy Quran Exhibition is to kick off in the presence of Minister of Culture and Islamic Guidance Ali Jannati on Monday evening.

The 14th meeting of Asian members of Chemical Weapons Convention (CWC) started its work in Tehran on Monday.

Deputy Foreign Minister Morteza Sarmadi on Thursday called on the international community to forge unity in fighting terrorism and extremism in the region and the world.

Russian Foreign Ministry on Tuesday announced that Tehran-Moscow ties were highly fruitful and on the road to progress in 2015.


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