Syrian Foreign Minister praised Tehran-Damascus relations as exemplary, saying his country's relations with Iran have become a role model in all areas.

Iran PressMiddle East: Faisal Mekdad made the remarks during a meeting with the head of the Iranian parliament foreign policy commission Vahid Jalalzadeh and his accompanying delegation in Damascus.

He stressed the important role the Iranian people, government, and parliament members play in supporting the stability of Syria and enforcing its abilities to counter the terrorist war imposed on it.

According to the official Syrian news agency (SANA), Mekdad also reiterated his country's support for Iran in the face of all efforts to undermine Iran's achievements since the victory of the Islamic Revolution, saying that the Syrian people have confidence in Iran's abilities to overcome all economic difficulties and sanctions.

The two officials also reviewed bilateral relations and explored ways to expand and strengthen them in all areas in order to meet the challenges.