Iran's parliament speaker cancels Turkey visit after military launch - TV

by Reuters
Wednesday, 9 October 2019 19:26 GMT

DUBAI, Oct 9 (Reuters) - Iran's parliament speaker Ali Larijani has cancelled his scheduled trip to Turkey, Iranian state TV reported, after Ankara launched a military operation against Kurdish fighters in northeast Syria on Wednesday.

"Larijani was invited by his Turkish counterpart to attend a parliamentary meeting in Turkey. His trip has been cancelled," TV said, without elaborating. (Writing by Parisa Hafezi; Editing by Sandra Maler)

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