Damascus (IP) - The Head of Iran's Foreign Policy Strategic Council Kamal Kharrazi met and held talks with Syrian President Bashar al Assad on Tuesday to discuss regional and international developments.

Iran PressIran news: Kamal Kharrazi, former Iran Foreign Minister and Head of Iran Strategic Council on Foreign Relations arrived in Damascus on Sunday to meet with senior Syrian officials.

Abbas Araghchi accompanies him on the trip.

International developments, the Iran-Saudi Arabia agreement, and recent developments in Syria's foreign affairs were discussed during the meeting.

Kharrazi and Assad also conferred on Tehran-Damascus bilateral relations.

During the meeting, Kharrazi also extended condolences over the death of Syrian people during the recent deadly earthquake.

The Syrian president, for his part, hailed Iran's support for Syria regarding the fight against terrorism and foreign threats, as well as Tehran's aid to Damascus during the earthquake disaster.

Kharrazi also met and held talks with Syrian Foreign Minister Faisal Mekdad and Syrian Minister of Awqaf (Religious Endowments) Mohammed Abdul Sattar during his visit to Damascus.

Kharrazi also participated in a political symposium at al-Assad National Library in Damascus entitled “Iranian Foreign Policy”.


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