Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif meets Syria's President Bashar al-Assad in the Arab country's capital, Damascus, Press TV reported August 12.
Zarif arrived in Syria from Lebanon on Wednesday. The Iranian foreign minister is on a tour of countries in the region for talks on regional issues.
Upon his arrival in Damascus earlier in the day, Zarif was welcomed by Syrian Deputy Foreign Minister Faisal al-Miqdad.
The Iranian foreign minister is also slated to meet with Syrian Foreign Minister Walid al-Muallem during his stay in Damascus.
A head of his trip to Syria, Zarif paid a two-day visit to the Lebanese capital, Beirut, where he held talks with senior officials of the Arab country, including Prime Minister Tammam Salam and Defense Minister Samir Moqbel as well as his counterpart, Gebran Bassil.
The top Iranian diplomat also sat down for talks, with Seyyed Hassan Nasrallah, who heads Lebanon's resistance movement.
Following his talks with Syrian officials, the Iranian foreign minister will make official visits to Pakistan and India.