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Iran vows to keep Lebanon out of Syrian crisis

Iran’s Ambassador to Lebanon Ghazanfar Roknabadi. TDS/Azakir

BEIRUT: Iran is committed to keeping Lebanon out of the Syrian crisis, Tehran’s ambassador to Beirut Ghazanfar Roknabadi said Wednesday.

During a meeting with the head of the Future parliamentary bloc Fouad Siniora and former Minister Mohammad Chatah, Roknabadi said that Iran was working to find a solution to the Syrian crisis through an Iranian initiative that would bring about a cease-fire. 

 
A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Daily Star on January 17, 2013, on page 4.

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