Iran reiterates support for Syria in face of 'foreign aggression'

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Senior aide to Iranian supreme leader visits eastern Ghouta and meets Bashar al-Assad

Tehran has said that it will stand by Bashar al-Assad in the event of a US-led strike, as a senior adviser to the Iranian supreme leader met the Syrian president in Damascus on Thursday.

Ali Akbar Velayati, a top foreign policy aide to Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, visited eastern Ghouta earlier in the week and rejected claims that the Syrian government was behind Saturday’s suspected chemical attack in the town of Douma.

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