Iran's Larijani meets Assad on Mideast stability

Iran's top national security official held talks with Syrian President Bashar Assad on Sunday, stressing that his country was working with others to establish security and stability in the region. Ali Larijani also handed Assad a message from Iran's hard-line President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad that dealt with "the situation in the region and issues of mutual interest," Syria's official news agency SANA reported. It did not provide more details about the message.