Jan 14, 2019, 2:19 PM
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Iranian, Syrian MPs review ways for bolstering ties

Damascus, Jan 14, IRNA – Visiting Chairman of Iran Majlis (Parliament) National Security and Foreign Policy Commission voiced Tehran readiness to transfer state-of-art technologies to Syria for reconstructing this war-stricken country.

According to the Syrian News Agency (SANA) on Monday, Heshmatollah Falahat-pisheh made the remarks in a meeting with his Syria counterpart Faisal al-Khouri in the Syrian capital.

He added that Syria and Iran have underlined necessity of bolstering existing cordial relations and expanding prospects of cooperation in all arenas, parliamentary ties in particular.

Falahat-pisheh said the visit aims to consolidate relations between the two friendly countries in various arenas.

He also stressed readiness of the Iranian delegation members to work to speed up ratification of the agreements signed between the two countries and contribute to the implementation of all proposed projects.

He further pointed to the importance of the relations binding the two brotherly countries in light of the highly sensitive conditions in the region and hoped that the victory achieved in Syria against terrorism will be followed by victories in the economic fields.

Al-Khouri, for his part, expressed confidence that the visit of the Iranian delegation will achieve its objectives in deepening all-out mutual ties, parliamentary relations in particular.

Iranian parliamentary delegation, headed by Falahat-pisheh, arrived in Damascus on Sunday (Jan 13) to explore new ways of fostering relations with Syria.

The visit is taking place in line with the broad policy pursued by the Iranian parliament's National Security and Foreign Policy Commission to reinforce mutual cooperation with Syria after the end of the crisis in Syria.

So far, the commission has convened several meetings on Iran's political-economic strategies after termination of crisis in Syria and Iraq.
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