'Assad to visit Iran to congratulate Ahmadinejad on election victory'

By JPOST.COM STAFF
August 14, 2009 09:42

Syrian President Bashar Assad will visit Iran next week in order to offer his congratulations to his Iranian counterpart Mahmoud Ahmadinejad for his recent election victory, Arab sources reported. Assad was the first leader to congratulate the Iranian president with a telegram after the disputed election results giving him a second term were published.


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