TEHRAN, Nov 28 (KUNA) -- An informed source at the Iranian Foreign Ministry on Monday confirmed reports saying that Hungary had refused to allow a plane carrying Foreign Minister Ali Akbar Salehi to Holland to enter its airspace.
The source, on anonymity, was quoted by Iran's Mehr news agency as saying that Hungary's refusal to give clearance to Salehi's plane was unacceptable due to alleged technical problems.
Therefore, the source added, the Foreign Ministry has sought explanation from the Hungarian ambassador in Tehran.
The Iranian foreign minister was scheduled to fly to The Hague to attend the annual 19th conference of the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons. (end) mw.mt KUNA 282339 Nov 11NNNN