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Iran FM returns home from Syria

Tehran, Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif returned home from Syria late Monday.

During a one-day visit to Damascus, he held talks with the country's senior officials including President Bashar Assad and Prime Minister Emad Khamis.

During separate meetings with the Syrian official, Zarif discussed issues of mutual interest as well as regional developments.

Upon arrival in Damascus earlier on Monday, he was welcomed by Deputy Foreign Minister Faysal al-Meqdad and Iran's Ambassador in Damascus Javad Torkabadi.

This is Zarif's second visit to Damascus as the foreign minister of Iran. Senior assistant to Iran's foreign minister for political affairs Hossein Jaberi-Ansari accompanied Zarif during the visit.

Source: Islamic Republic News Agency - IRNA

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