Iran’s Parliament Speaker Cancels Turkey Visit After Military Launch – TV

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)