Iranian foreign minister arrives in Damascus
Iranian Foreign Minister Manouchehr Mottaki arrived in Damascus on Saturday to hold talks on improving bilateral relations and regional issues, Syrian officials said. ( dpa )
Mottaki was welcomed by his counterpart Walid al-Muallem on his arrival.
Syrian officials told that Mottaki will be meeting with Syrian President Bashaar al-Asad on Sunday. However, Iranian officials told that Mottaki would be leaving Damascus on Saturday night.
Sources said Mottaki will meet with the Damascus-based Palestinian leaders and representatives of the Shiite opposition group, Hezbollah.