Jan 28, 2019, 4:58 PM
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Iran veep leaves Tehran for Damascus

Tehran, Jan 28, IRNA – Iranian first vice president on Monday left the Iranian capital for Syria.

Eshaq Jahangiri is scheduled to meet the high-ranking Syrian officials, including the Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and Prime Minister Imad Khamis during his two-day visit to Syria.

Jahangiri and the Syrian officials will explore avenues for widening of cooperation in various fields of politics, economy and culture.

He will also attend Iran-Syria joint cooperation commission and will participate at Iran-Syria trade forum.

Jahangiri is expected to sign a comprehensive cooperation pact for boosting two countries' bilateral ties and attend a joint press conference with his Syrian counterpart.

Delegations from 40 Iranian companies are accompanying Iran's first vice president.

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