(IRNA) вЂ" A delegation from Iran's House of Parties arrived in Syria Monday evening headed by Ayatollah Hossein Moussavi Tabrizi to hold talks with senior members of
Syrian political parties.
The delegation, comprising a number of representatives from different Iranian political parties, arrived in Damascus at the invitation of Syrian ruling Baath Party.
It was welcomed at Damascus airport by Iran's Ambassador to Syria Ghazanfar Roknabadi and a number of senior officials of Syrian political parties.
The Iranian delegation is scheduled to meet with officials of Baath Party and the National Progressive Front of Syria, reports Trend.
Speaking to reporters upon arrival at the airport, Moussavi Tabrizi expressed hope that the visit would help further promote Tehran-Damascus ties in all fields.
He stressed that closer political bonds between Tehran and Damascus was necessary in dealing with foreign and international challenges facing the two states as they shared joint security, political and economic interests.