Iranian Diplomat: Assad may Visit Iran after Ramadan

Published December 22nd, 2000 - 02:00 GMT

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad may pay a visit to Iran following the Muslim holy month of Ramadan, which ends next week, an Iranian diplomat said Friday. 

"We have the promise of a visit after Ramadan, but no date has yet been fixed," embassy counselor Massud Rahimi told AFP. 

Damascus and Tehran have had close ties since the creation of the Islamic republic in Iran two decades ago -- DAMASCUS (AFP)  





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