Syrian delegation participates in funeral ceremony of Iranian President and companions

Tehran, SANA-Syrian Arab Republic delegation, headed by Prime Minister Hussein Arnos, arrived in Tehran to participate in the funeral ceremony of Iranian President Ibrahim Raisi and Foreign Minister Hussein Amir Abdullahian and their companions.

The delegation comprises Economy Minister, Muhammad Samer al-Khalil and National Security Advisor at General Secretariat of the Presidency of Republic, Major General Ali Mamlouk.

Arnous and the accompanying delegation offered their condolences to the First Vice President of Iran, Mohammad Mokhber, and to the leadership, government and people of the friendly Islamic Republic of Iran, describing the late president as a brother and friend of Syria and its people.

Arnous said in a statement to reporters that the late President gave much of his attention and care to Syrian-Iranian relations, which was clearly demonstrated during his historic visit to Damascus during the month of May 2023, and his meeting with President Bashar al-Assad.

He noted that the late President was keen for Syrian-Iranian relations to be a model in international cooperation relations at all political, economic, social and cultural levels and for what is in the interest of both countries.

Hundreds of thousands of people gathered today in and around the campus of Tehran University to participate in the funeral ceremony as Leader of the Islamic Revolution in Iran, Ali Khamenei, performed funeral prayers on the souls of the bodies of the martyrs before moving them from Tehran University to Azadi Square.

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