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21 February, 2002
Iranian President Mohammad Khatami is to pay an official visit to Athens next month, it was announced on Wednesday.
Visiting deputy speaker of the Iranian parliament, Mohammad-Reza Khatami, brother of President Mohammad Khatami, on Wednesday discussed bilateral cooperation issues and international developments with Greece's foreign minister George Papandreou, in view of President Khatami's forthcoming visit from March 13 to 15.
Replying to press questions after the meeting, Khatami said that Athens and Teheran shared similar positions on the major issues concerning the region, and made special note of the developments in the Middle East.
Source: Athens News Agency