A British Foreign Office minister is to visit Iran today and call for “urgent de-escalation in the region,” amid heightening tensions between Tehran and Washington after an American drone was shot down by Iran.
About 7.8 million foreign tourists arrived in Iran during the year to March 2019 while the figure for the year to March 2018 was 5.1 million, said the head of Iran’s Cultural Heritage, Handicraft and Tourism Organization (ICHHTO).
Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu plans to pay an official visit to Iran on Thursday in a bid to boost bilateral relations between the two neighboring countries in various areas, Turkish media said.
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Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is considering a visit to Iran as early as mid-June, NHK national television said on Friday, the first such trip in four decades, as global concern grows about rising tension between Iran and the United States.