Iran vice president visits Syria for talks
Iran's Vice President Mohammad Reza Aref is to arrive in Damascus Monday for a three-day visit at the head of an economic and trade delegation, upon an official invitation from Syrian Prime Minister Mohammad Naji Otri.
He is expected to discuss regional and international issues and ways of strengthening cooperation between Tehran and Damascus, especially in the economic and trade field, with Syrian officials, including President Bashar al-Assad, IRNA reported.
According to the agency, the visit is aimed at boosting trade ties between the two countries.
Moreover, Aref and Otri are planned to co-chair a high commission for joint economic cooperation, the fourth if its kind, during the visit. (Albawaba.com)
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