Iran deputy minister says Assad should stand in Syrian election: Fars

November 16, 2015 11:29 AM

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DUBAI Iran's Deputy Foreign Minister said on Monday President Bashar al-Assad should be a part of upcoming presidential elections in Syria, according to Fars.

"Iran disagrees with those who say Bashar Assad should not compete in the upcoming elections," Hossein Amir Abdollahian was quoted as saying by the news agency. "Only Assad himself can decide on his participation or non-participation."

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