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Iran leading country in sheltering migrants: IPU President

Tehran, President of the InterParliamentary Union (IPU) Gabriela Cuevas Barron said on Sunday that the Islamic Republic of Iran is a leading country in sheltering migrants.

IPU president said in a meeting with the chairman of the Iranian Women's Parliamentary Faction Farideh Oladqobad on Sunday.

IPU president said this opportunity should be heeded to broaden further dialogues in the region.

The AsiaPacific Region Group can take advantage of Iran's capabilities and capacities in the field within IPU principles, she said.

The President of the InterParliamentary Union (IPU) also referred to the need for more participation of women in economic and political activities and called for wider and more active participation of women in international affairs.

During the visit, Farideh Oladqobad, also expressed satisfaction with presidency of Gabriela Cuevas Barron in the InterParliamentary Union as a young and successful person, and thanked her invaluable services.

The MP also called for increased consultations and cooperation between the two sides.

Source: Islamic Republic News Agency IRNA

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