Azerbaijan, Baku, Aug. 31 / Trend, N. Umid
Iranian parliamentary delegation's visit to Syria has started, Mansour Haghighatpour, member of National Security and Foreign Policy Commission of Iran's parliament, said, IRNA news agency reported.
The delegation headed by Alaeddin Boroujerdi, Chairman of Iranian Parliament National Security and Foreign Policy Commission, will meet Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, the report said.
Two sides will discuss the latest developments in Syria during the visit.
According to the report, Iranian delegation will visit Lebanon after Syria.
It should be recalled that Boroujerdi is also head of Iran-Syria Parliamentary Group.
Iran is close ally of Syrian government and shows its support for the regime of Syrian President Bashar al Assad in any opportunity.
Some Western and regional countries supported intervention to Syria, after another escalation of situation in the country. On August 21 Media outlets informed about the large-scale use of chemical weapons near Damascus by the Syrian Government Troops.
According to the preliminary data, over 600 people became the victims of the attack.
National Coalition of Syrian Opposition claims that the number of victims could reach 1,300 people. After the incident the parties of the conflict repeatedly declared about their innocence, and accused the opponents.
Earlier the US president declared that the use of chemical weapon will be a "red line" for Bashar Assad regime.
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