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Syria’s Assad meets Iran supreme leader in Tehran

DAMASCUS, Feb 25, 2019 (BSS/AFP) – Syrian President Bashar al-Assad met Iran’s supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei on Monday in his first visit to the Islamic republic since the start of the Syrian conflict.

During the meeting, Assad expressed his gratitude to Iran for all that it has done for Syria during the conflict, according to the Syrian presidency’s account on the Telegram messaging app.

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