Syria's Assad meets Khamenei in first Iran visit since war began

Syria's Assad meets Khamenei in first Iran visit since war began
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  • calendar-gray 25 February 2019

Syrian President Bashar al Assad made his first public visit to his closest regional ally Iran since the start of the Syrian conflict eight years ago, meeting Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei in Tehran on Monday, Syrian state television reported, ONAreports quoting Reuters.

It showed footage of Assad meeting Khamenei and said the two leaders agreed "to continue cooperation at all levels for the interests of the two friendly nations".

Faiq Mahmudov

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