Oct 4, 2001, 12:01 AM
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Iran with relations strengthening for calls Syria Muhammad Tarky Tehran to Ambassador Syrian -- IRNA 4, Oct Tehran, that Thursday here Khatami Ali office Presidential of Head told Saqer is Syria and Iran between ties firm' and `strategic of expansion .challenges global ongoing face the to necessary relations good of continuation and strengthening said Saqer safeguarding that noted and duty religious a is Syria and Iran between .Islam of world the affect positively would relations the reached agreements the of implementation for called also He .Syria and Iran between earlier `very as Syria and Iran between ties termed part his for Khatami Iran's in status high a enjoys Syria said and cordial' and close .policy foreign rights legitimate the of defense in stances Syria's that noted He Lebanon southern of resistance and nation Palestinian oppressed the of .respectful been have with relations maintain to attempts in that out pointed Khatami the in state front-line a is Syria that principle important the Syria, been has nations, Arab and world Muslim by Israeli against campaign .upon stressed .ties Tehran-Damascus of expansion stressed He BG/AH End