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Iranian parliament speaker to visit Syria

11-25-2010 14:45 BJT

DAMASCUS, Nov. 24 (Xinhua) -- Iranian Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani is expected to visit Syria on Sunday for the Asian parliaments meeting, the Syrian Damascus Press news website reported on Wednesday.

During the visit, Larijani will meet with Syrian officials on bilateral ties and regional affairs, focusing on the situation in Iraq and Lebanon, according to the report.

Meanwhile, he is also expected to meet several Palestinian factions' leaders to discuss the latest developments in the Palestinian territories, the report said.

Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad in September had made a brief visit to Syria, a key regionally ally of Iran in its confrontation with the United States and Israel.

Editor:Du Xiaodan |Source: Xinhua

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