Iran's Rouhani congratulates Syria's Assad on election victory


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  • Saturday, 29 May 2021

FILE PHOTO: Iranian President Hassan Rouhani attends a meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin on the sidelines of a session of the Supreme Eurasian Economic Council In Yerevan, Armenia October 1, 2019. Sputnik/Alexei Druzhinin/Kremlin via REUTERS

DUBAI (Reuters) - Iran's President Hassan Rouhani on Friday congratulated Syria's Bashar al-Assad on winning a fourth presidential term, according to an Iranian presidential website.

"I sincerely congratulate you on the successful conduct of the elections and your re-election as President of the Syrian Arab Republic," Rouhani said in a statement to Iran's close ally Assad.

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