Iranian parliament delegation in Syria to boost bilateral ties
A delegation of Iranian MPs arrived in Syria today to discuss ways of expanding parliamentary ties between the two Muslim nations, an Iranian lawmaker announced on Saturday, FNA reported.
Speaking to FNA, Vice-Chairman of the parliament's National Security and Foreign Policy Commission Mansour Haqiqatpour said that the commission sent a 4-member delegation to Damascus this morning.
He added that the Iranian delegation is headed by Chairman of the Commission Alaeddin Boroujerdi.
As regards the goals of the visit, Haqiqatpour stated, "We are trying to expand our relations and increase parliamentary cooperation between the two countries."
Iran and Syria have forged an alliance ever since the victory of the Islamic Revolution in Iran and the two countries' officials exchange visits on a regular basis.
The two countries enjoy strategic relations in a wide variety of fields.