President Bashar Assad has received a congratulatory cable from Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on occasion of winning a new presidential term, saying that holding the election successfully embodies the will of the resistant Syrian people and their desire to consolidate their presence in the political arena and determining their future.
Rouhani said the results of the election reflect confidence of the Syrian people in President Assad and his determination to go ahead towards stability, security and the national accord.
He expressed conviction that Syria, with the wisdom of President Assad, is going down the road of peace, stability and national unity, and it will overcome the crisis imposed on it peacefully, as it also will continue through more popular participation to walk on the path of national agreement and economy building.
The Iranian President stressed that the prominent event is a promising step on the way of the people' sovereignty, also saying he wished for security, development and progress to the friendly and brotherly people of Syria.
Translated and edited by the Syrian Observer