Syrian, Iranian FMs hold talks in Tehran

MNA – Syrian Foreign Minister Walid al-Moallem met and held talks with his Iranian counterpart Mohammad Javad Zarif in Tehran on Tuesday.

The visit comes upon Zarif’s official invitation in the framework of the continuous coordination and consultation between Syria and Iran.

During the meeting, the two sides discussed regional developments and also conferred over ways to expand bilateral relations.

Heading a high-ranking delegation, al-Moallem met and held talks with Iranian Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani earlier on the day.

He is also scheduled to meet with Secretary of the Supreme National Security Council Rear Admiral Ali Shamkhani later today.

Norwegian diplomat Geir Pedersen has also arrived in Tehran and is set to hold separate talks with Zarif and his senior aide, Hossein Jaberi Ansari.

He has been appointed to be the UN envoy for Syria in January, 2019.