SAINT-PETERSBURG, October 14. /TASS/. Chairman of the state Duma Vyacheslav Volodin has confirmed that the person plans to visit Syria at the head of a parliamentary delegation at the invitation of the speaker of the National Council of the Syrian Arab Republic.
“Confirm [the visit]”, – he said at a press briefing. “It is possible that [the visit] in the first half of next year”, – said the speaker.
On Friday, the Chairman of the people’s Council of Syria Hammoud Sabag invited Volodin and members of the Russian delegation from the Duma to visit the Arab Republic. According to him, this will contribute to the strengthening of relations between the legislative bodies of the two countries. Volodin accepted the invitation and promised to arrange the trip.