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Syria Confirmed Iran's Right to Access Nuclear Energy.

At a meeting with visiting Iran's Supreme National Security Council (SNSC) Ali Baqeri yesterday, Assad stressed the importance of continuing negotiations leading to a diplomatic settlement to ensure Iran's right to possess nuclear energy for peaceful use.

Baqeri, who has been in Syria on an official visit since Saturday evening, also met with leaders of Palestinian movements at the Iranian embassy in Damascus.

"We believe resistance will determine the future of this region," Baqeri said in a press statement after his meeting with Assad.

"There are many countries in the region which believe resistance is the way to solve the region's problems, and at the centre of this view are Syria and Iran," Baqeri added.

Baqeri held separate meetings with the Islamic Jihad Movement Ramadan and the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP.

Baqeri's talks with al-Assad also included regional security issues, such Iraq developments.

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Publication:Moj News Agency (Tehran, Iran)
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Date:Dec 28, 2010
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