Iranian delegation holds talks with Syrian FM on mutual coop.

TEHRAN, Jul. 15 (MNA) – Iranian delegation met and held talks with Syrian Foreign Minister Faisal Mekdad on the development of cooperation and coordination between the two countries.

Heading an Iranian delegation from Iran's Foreign Ministry, Iranian Assistant Foreign Minister Ambassador Reza Najafi held a meeting with Syrian Foreign Minister Faisal Mekdad in Damascus. 

During the meeting, the relations between the foreign ministries of the two countries, as well as laying the necessary grounds for strengthening coordination and consultations in all areas of common interest, including efforts to fight economic terrorism, were discussed.

The Syrian Foreign Minister praised the important role of Iran in all political, military and economic fields in supporting the country in the fight against terrorism.

Emphasizing the depth of strategic relations between Iran and Syria and expressing satisfaction with the level of relations between the two countries, Mekdad said that the mutual visits help in consolidating and strengthening relations between the two countries, activating coordination, consultation and exchanging views between the two ministries of foreign affairs, and finding ways to uplift them due to the serious and fruitful cooperation required by the current stage in various international forums.

Mikdad reiterated Syria’s support for Iran in the negotiations taking place on the Iranian nuclear file in Vienna.

The Assistant Foreign Minister of the Islamic Republic of Iran, for his part, said that the visit includes many meetings aimed at activating cooperation and coordination with the Foreign and Expatriates Ministry in the Syrian Arab Republic.

Najafi stressed that the relations between Syria and Iran are deep and significant and they meet the aspirations of the peoples of the two countries.

He also affirmed Iran’s continued support for the just Syrian stance at various international organizations, especially in the field of combating terrorism to restore security and stability on all Syrian lands.

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