Iran’s president makes first visit to Syria since 2011

ANKARA (AA) — Iran’s President Ebrahim Raisi on Wednesday arrived in the Syrian capital Damascus for the first visit by an Iranian leader to the Arab country in more than a decade.

“Today, Iranian President Ibrahim Raisi arrived at Damascus International Airport on a two-day official visit,” the Syrian regime-run SANA news agency reported.

It said the Iranian president is “accompanied by a large political and economic ministerial delegation.”

Raisi will hold “extensive political and economic talks with President Bashar al-Assad, followed by the signing of a number of agreements.”

Photos by Anadolu Agency


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