Chief of Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces Major General Mohammad Baqeri arrived in the Syrian capital, Damascus, on Tuesday evening.
The Iranian general was welcomed by the Syrian army high-ranking officials upon arrival at Damascus international airport.
Baqeri is scheduled to meet his Syrian counterpart General Ali Abdullah Ayyoub on Wednesday.
He will also confer with the Syrian Defense Minister Fahd Jassem al-Freij during the trip.
The Iranian top general is expected to confer with Syrian officials on two countries’ military and defense cooperation as well as fighting terrorism.