Zarif, Walid al-Muallem talk on phone

February 28, 2019

TEHRAN – Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and his Syrian counterpart, Walid al-Muallem, held talks on a range of issues, including the latest efforts to boost strategic relations between Tehran and Damascus.

In a telephone conversation on Wednesday, Zarif and Muallem also exchanged views about the outcomes of a recent historic visit by Syrian President Bashar al-Assad to Tehran, Tasnim reported.

Assad paid an unannounced visit to Iran on Monday. He met with Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Ali Khamenei and President Rouhani.

Speaking at the meeting, the Leader praised the resistance of the Syrian government and people that led to the defeat of Washington and its regional mercenaries in the Syrian war.

MH/PA

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