Syrian president visits Azerbaijan

Politics Materials 8 July 2009 14:10 (UTC +04:00)

President of Syria Bashar al-Assad has been given an official welcome to Azerbaijan, the AzerTaj news agency reported.

A guard of honor was lined up at the square decorated with the national flags of Azerbaijan and Syria.

The Syrian leader and his spouse Asma al-Assad were warmly welcomed by President Ilham Aliyev and first lady Mehriban Aliyeva.

The two Presidents inspected a ceremonial guard of honor as a military orchestra played the national anthems of Azerbaijan and Syria.

Azerbaijani officials were introduced to President Bashar al-Assad, while members of the Syrian delegation to President Ilham Aliyev.

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