“Yes, President Rouhani will be in Paris on January 28. He will meet with President Hollande. Minister Fabius will take part in the meetings, naturally,” the source said on condition of anonymity.
This comes amid media reports that Iran is eyeing a deal with the French-based civil aircraft maker Airbus to purchase more than a hundred of new airliners.
Iran and six world powers — the United States, Russia, China, France, Britain, and Germany — signed a nuclear deal last July. It guaranteed the peaceful nature of Iran's nuclear program in exchange for sanctions relief.