Austrian president 'likely' to visit Iran this year

April 16, 2015 8:45 AM

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Austrian president 'likely' to visit Iran this year

VIENNA (Reuters) - Austrian President Heinz Fischer will probably visit Iran this year and may take a business delegation along should Tehran clinch a definitive deal with world powers over its nuclear policy, he told a newspaper.

Fischer, who has a largely ceremonial role, accepted in principle a year ago an invitation to visit Iran in what would be the first trip for years by a Western head of state.

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