30-09-2016 12:58 PM Jerusalem Timing

Assad Congratulates Rouhani, Hopes for further Cooperation

Assad Congratulates Rouhani, Hopes for further Cooperation

Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad congratulated elected Iranian President Hasan Rouhani on Sunday.

Assad and RouhaniSyrian President Bashar Al-Assad congratulated elected Iranian President Sheikh Hasan Rouhani on Sunday, and expressed, on behalf of the Syrian people and on his own behalf, heartfelt congratulations and best wishes for the president after having gained the trust of millions of the brotherly Iranian people, Syrian News Agency SANA reported.

President Assad expressed “Syria's determination to bolster friendship relations and upgrade cooperation between Syria and Iran in the various fields.”

Moreover, he stressed that on top of these fields comes "confronting the plots of hegemony and aggression against the national sovereignty in our region in a way that reflects positively on the peoples of both friendly countries as well as the peoples of the region and the whole world."