Iran to Participate in OIC Extraordinary Summit in Mecca

TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian Foreign Minister Ali Akbar Salehi confirmed that an Iranian delegation will take part in the emergency meeting of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) in Mecca.

Speaking to reporters here in Tehran on Thursday evening, Salehi stated that Iran will attend the OIC meeting to help reduce differences through dialogue.

"By attending the summit, we will express our viewpoints and try to bridge the gaps and narrow the differences through dialog," the Iranian minister stated.

"The Islamic Republic of Iran seeks to heal the rifts and reduce the differences, and focus more on joint issues through such talks."

He announced that the Iranian delegation will hold talks with Saudi officials on regional developments.

The summit will be held in the presence of top officials from Muslim countries in Mecca on August 14-15.