Feb 18, 2020 10:23 Asia/Tehran [Updated: Feb 18, 2020 11:07 Asia/Tehran]

Tehran (IP) - Iran's Parliament Speaker said Iran has helped the countries of the region in combating terrorism with a well-designed plan that has made a good contribution to sustainable security in the region.

Iran PressIran news: Speaking on early Tuesday, Ali Larijani described his two-day visit to Syria and Lebanon as positive, saying, "Iran and Syria are closely cooperating in the fight against terrorism."

"All officials and influential people in Syria emphasized Iran's important role in the fight against terrorism," he added.

Larijani noted that he had meetings with senior Syrian and Lebanese officials to discuss economic cooperation, regional and bilateral issues.

Iran's Parliament Speaker referred to the Parliamentary cooperation as one of the topics of discussions, adding, "Given the potential in Iran and the potential for cooperation in the commercial, agricultural and industrial areas, discussions were held with officials."

Stating that many parts of Syria are safe, Larijani emphasized, "Safe conditions have made it possible to invest in the Arab country. In order to execute the investments, some models were discussed to make Iranian businessmen and investors invest peacefully."

Ali Larijani arrived at Tehran airport late on Monday after a two-day visit to Syria and Lebanon.

Iran's Parliament Speaker had meetings with Lebanese President Michel Aoun, Prime Minister of Lebanon Hassan Diab, his Lebanese counterpart Nabih Berri, Syrian President Bashar al-Asad, Speaker of the People's Council of Syria Hammouda Sabbagh.

Larijani also met Secretary-General of the Palestinian Islamic Jihad Movement, Palestinian jihadist groups and Lebanese elites.

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