Azerbaijan, Baku, Aug. 7 /Trend S.Isayev, T. Jafarov/
Secretary of Iran's Supreme National Security Council Saeed Jalili has left Beirut for Damascus, IRIB News reported.
In Syria, Jalili should be meeting country's president Bashar Al-Assad, and discuss the latest happenings in Syria, and regional issues. Jalili reportedly will also meet with other Syrian officials, and hold a press-conference.
Prior to visiting Syria, Jalili was in Beirut where he held talks with with Lebanese President Michel Suleiman, Parliament Speaker Nabih Berri, Prime Minister Najib Mikati, and Foreign Minister Adnan Mansour.
According to UN, the total number of victims of the conflict in Syria has exceeded 17,000 people. About 230,000 people became refugees. About three million people are in need of humanitarian assistance. The Syrian authorities say that they oppose the well-armed militants.
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