Iranian Parliamentary Delegation to Leave for Syria Tomorrow

TEHRAN (Tasnim) – An Iranian parliamentary delegation headed by Chairman of the Parliament’s National Security and Foreign Policy Commission is scheduled to leave Tehran for Syria tomorrow, a lawmaker said, adding that the delegation will likely pay a short visit to Lebanon.

Iranian Parliamentary Delegation to Leave for Syria Tomorrow

Speaking to Tasnim on Monday, Rapporteur of the Commission Seyed Hossein Naqavi Hosseini said the parliamentary delegation, comprised of five parliament members, including members of Iran-Syria Parliamentary Friendship Group and headed by Alaeddin Boroujerdi, will depart for Damascus on Tuesday.

"The delegations will have meetings with high-ranking Syrian officials,” Naqavi Hosseini stated.

The lawmaker said that the parliamentary delegation may pay a short visit to Lebanon for talks with that country’s officials.

The delegation with be in Tehran on Friday, February 28.

In December, a senior Iranian lawmaker emphasized the necessity to enhance ties with parliaments of other countries, adding that the legislature has invited a number of parliamentary groups to pay a visit to Tehran.

“Parliamentary groups facilitate the promotion of Iran’s ties with different countries and they have a good effect on assisting the foreign ministry to promote relations,” Abbas Ali Mansouri Arani, member of the Iranian parliament’s national security and foreign policy commission, said at the time.


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