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Publish Date: 14:21 - 20 April 2019
TEHRAN, Apr 20 - A high-ranking delegation of Iranian lawmakers has travelled to Syria in order to boost parliamentary relations between Tehran and Damascus.

Iran’s Parliamentary Delegation in Syria for Talks

TEHRAN, Young Journalists Club (YJC) - The delegation, headed by the Chairman of the Council and Internal Affairs Committee of the Iranian Parliament, Amir Khojasteh is to meet with senior Syrian officials during the trip.

The Iranian MPs were officially welcomed by Deputy Chairman of Iran-Syria Parliamentary Friendship Group Ragheb al-Hussein and Iran's Ambassador to Syria Javad Torkabadi.

Iranian lawmakers are scheduled to hold meeting with Speaker of Syrian People’s Assembly Hammoudeh Sabbagh, Deputy Speaker of the Syrian Parliament Najdat Ismail, members of Iran-Syria parliamentary friendship group and members of the People's Assembly's Directing and Guidance Committee and Arab and Foreign Affairs Committee.

Holding negotiations with Syrian Deputy-Foreign Minister Faisal Mekdad is also on agenda of Iranian parliamentary delegation.

Iranian foreign minister Mohammad Javad Zarif also had a trip to Syria on 16 April and met with top Syrian officials including his Syrian counterpart Walid Al Muallem.

Source: Iran Press

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