Damascus grand mufti praises Tehran support for Syria

Damascus, Jan 20, IRNA – Syria's grand mufti thanked Iran's support for the war-torn country over past seven years and praised Tehran's role in resolution of crisis there.

'Syria has overcome the crisis,' Sheikh Ahmad Badreddin Hassoun said in a meeting with Kamal Kharrazi, the head of Iran's Strategic Council on Foreign Relations.

The official lauded the meetings held in Iran for religious proximity and hailed Islamic Republic of Iran's support for resolution of crisis in Syria.

During the meeting, head of Iran's Strategic Council on Foreign Relations praised Sheikh Ahmad Badreddin Hassoun's role in unifying followers of various religions in Syria.

He voiced hope for continuation of religious proximity in Syria.

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