Iran parliamentary delegation in Damascus to meet with Syrian officials

Damascus, April 20, IRNA – The Iranian parliamentary delegation arrived in Damascus on Saturday to hold talks with Syrian officials.

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.

Meanwhile, the Iranian delegation earlier in Beirut held a meeting with a number of Lebanese officials and Palestinian groups on developing relations.

Follow us on Twitter @IrnaEnglish