TEHRAN (FNA)- Syrian Culture Minister Riyad Nassan Agha in a meeting with Iranian cinema officials announced his country's enthusiasm for the further development of cinematic cooperation and interactions with Tehran.
"Iran and Syria will expand their cinematic interactions," Nassan Agha said in a meeting with Secretary of the 7th edition of Tehran's 100-Second Film Festival Hossein Rabbani Qaribi in Syria.
He also welcomed the visit to Syria by the Iranian delegation, and underlined his interest in films produced in social and ethical genres.
During the meeting, Rabbani Qaribi announced that the next 100-Second Film Festival would focus on ethics, and expressed pleasure with the existing atmosphere in the interactions and cooperation between Iran and Syria.
Iran and Syria have forged an alliance ever since the victory of the Islamic Revolution in Iran and the two countries' officials exchange visits on a regular basis.
Syrian President Bashar al-Assad was last in Tehran at the head of a high-ranking politico-economic delegation in October 2010.
The two countries enjoy strategic relations in a wide variety of areas