Syrian Prime Minister Imad Khamis is paying a visit to Tehran to discuss latest regional and international developments and other bilateral issues of interest.
The Iranian president has called for closer cooperation among countries in the Middle East to ensure peace and stability, and ease tensions in the region.
Iran's president says the country welcomes further development of relations with its neighbours, especially Qatar, and is pleased it has had close relations with the Arab country in recent years.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani says the United States' military presence in the region causes tensions, making the nations infuriated.
Spokesman for the Iranian Government Ali Rabiei says that the US officials are afraid that the resistance groups in the region will take revenge on them, but Iran has not recommended anyone take proxy measures against the US.
British Ambassador Rob Macaire, who was briefly arrested last night, says he did not attend a protest gathering outside Amirkabir University of Technology on Saturday evening.
Protest rallies and vigils were held on Saturday night in various Iranian cities after the real cause of the Wednesday crash of a Ukrainian passenger plane was revealed.
A top Iranian parliamentarian says the delay in the announcement of the real cause of the Ukrainian plane crash was not due to “concealment.”
A senior Iranian military official has appeared in the country’s parliament to brief lawmakers on the accidental shoot-down of a Ukrainian plane which crashed near Tehran last Wednesday.
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has held talks with the new Sultan of Oman, Haitham bin Tariq Al Said, in the Omani capital of Muscat.