Francois Hollande

French President Francois Hollande has announced that he will meet with his Iranian counterpart at the end of his trip to Mali.

Reuters reports that according to the French President, Hollande and Rohani will meet on the sidelines of the UN General Council meeting in New York.

Hollande maintained that the Iranian president initiated the meeting, which has now been scheduled.

This will be the first meeting between these countries’ presidents since 2005.