The Speaker of the Syrian Parliament Hammoudeh Sabbagh welcomed a delegation of Italian MPs led by Senator Paolo Romani to Damascus on Sunday, during which they reportedly discussed the latest developments in the country.

The Italian delegation also reportedly met with Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad.

In recent weeks Syrian army forces have regained control of several strategic towns in Hama and Idlib provinces, including Khan Sheikhoun, Kafr Zita and Al-Lataminah.

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