Iran's president-elect calls for cementing ties with Syria

Source: Xinhua| 2021-07-06 23:34:51|Editor: huaxia

TEHRAN, July 6 (Xinhua) -- Iranian President-elect Ebrahim Raisi called for strengthening relations with Syria, Tasnim News Agency reported Tuesday.

In a telephone conversation with Syrian President Bashar al-Assad on Monday, Raisi said Iran will continue supporting the Syrian government and its people in stabilizing security and making progress.

The upcoming Iranian government has plans to actively participate in the reconstruction of Syria, Raisi added.

For his part, Assad congratulated Raisi for being elected as Iran's new president, expressing hope that with the inauguration of the new government in Iran, relations between the two countries will expand in all areas. Enditem