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President al-Assad: Syria and Iran Worked to Achieve a Stable and Independent Region Whose Destiny is Linked to its Decision that is Made by its People
May 05, 2009
Tue May 5, 2:08 PM ET
REUTERS/Khaled al-Hariri (SYRIA POLITICS)
Damascus, (SANA) – President Bashar al-Assad affirmed in a joint press conference with President of Iran Mahmoud Ahmadinejad following their talks on Tuesday the correctness of the Syrian-Iranian joint vision regarding the stances taken by the two countries in the past years, which is apparent in two points.
The first point is that the relation between Syria and Iran is a strategic and underlined by the visit of Mr. Ahmadinejad.
The second point is related to the continuing and persistent Arab common work to achieve a stable and independent region whose destiny is linked to its decision, which is made by its people.
President al-Assad said “Syria’s stance regarding the Iranian nuclear issue is firm, our stance is well known that every country in the world has the right to have nuclear energy for peaceful purposes, and this right is guaranteed by relevant international conventions.”