Lebanon News

Iranian envoy visits Syrian foreign minister in hospital

BEIRUT: Iranian Ambassador to Lebanon Ghazanfar Roknabadi visited the Syrian foreign minister at the American University of Beirut Medical Center Sunday, to check up on Walid Moallem’s recovery after his open-heart surgery last week. 

Roknabadi met Moallem’s family and wished him a speedy recovery and perfect health. 

Moallem’s family assured Roknabadi that Syria’s top diplomat was in a good condition and making a fast recovery. Moallem was admitted to AUBMC’s intensive care unit late Thursday.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Daily Star on March 17, 2014, on page 3.




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