Russian delegation plans to visit Syria on February 6
A 14-member Russian delegation including lawmakers plans to visit Syria next Monday, with a likely meeting with the country's President Bashar Assad, a Syrian parliament source said.
"The visit will begin on February 6, meetings with Syrian officials will take place in its course. It was decided to hold the delegation's meeting with Syrian parliament speaker Hadiya Khalaf Abbas, a meeting with Bashar Assad is also expected," Sputnik cited the source as saying.
Earlier, the chairman of the Foreign Affairs Committee of Russia's Federation Council, Konstantin Kosachev, proposed Turkish and Russian lawmakers to visit Syria together.