Jan 15, 2019, 7:45 PM
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MP stresses support for Syria against terrorism

Tehran, Jan 15, IRNA - Senior Iranian lawmaker on Tuesday underlined continuation of Islamic Republic support for Syria against terrorism.

Iran will continue siding with Syria till complete victory over terrorism and its supporters, Chairman of Iranian Parliament National Security and Foreign Policy Commission Heshmatollah Falahatpisheh said.

He made the remarks in a meeting with Speaker of the Syrian People's Assembly Hammoudeh Sabbagh.

The Iranian MP also called for establishment of an especial committee to foster relations with Iran, Syria-based Al-Watan newspaper reported.

In the meantime, the Syrian parliament speaker described Iran as an important ally for Syria.

He called for deepening the parliamentary relations with Iran.

Iranian parliamentary delegation, headed by Falahatpisheh, 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.

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