Jan 28, 2019, 5:57 PM
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Iran veep arrives in Syria

Tehran, Jan 28, IRNA – Iranian first vice president arrived in Syria for an official two-day visit on Monday evening.

Eshaq Jahangiri was welcomed by the Syrian minister of economy and trade and the country's minister of transport at the airport upon arrival.

He is expected to attend an official welcome ceremony at the presence of his counterpart Imad Khamis in the coming hour.

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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