Turkish, Syrian parliament speakers boost ties

Turkish Parliament Speaker Koksal Toptan met on Monday with Syrian Parliament Speaker Mahmoud al-Abrash.

Turkish, Syrian parliament speakers boost ties
Turkish Parliament Speaker Koksal Toptan met on Monday with Syrian Parliament Speaker Mahmoud al-Abrash.

Speaking at the meeting, Toptan thanked to Syria's courtesy in hoisting Turkish flag in its parliament, "I am very grateful because I have learned that this is the first time it happens in Syrian parliament," he added.

In talks between the delegations of the two countries, Toptan said Turkey was pleased to monitor the progress in Syria towards development.

Toptan described Turkish-Syrian relations as "excellent", and indicated that relations between the parliaments of Turkey and Syria turned into a close cooperation.

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