Army chief Bagheri lands in Syria

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TEHRAN, Oct. 17 (MNA) – Chief of Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces Maj. Gen. Bagheri has arrived in Syrian capital, Damascus, to hold talks with senior Syrian officials.

Maj. Gen. Bagheri was welcomed at Damascus airport by director of the Political Bureau of Syrian army.

He is slated to hold talks with Syrian defense minister and Chief of Staff of the Syrian Armed Forces.

Meeting with President Bashar Assad is also on his agenda.

Bagheri’s trip aims at improving the level of defense and military cooperation between Iran and Syria, exchanging consultations and stressing the continuation of fight against terrorism, as well as sharing solutions on establishment of peace and security in the region. 

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