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Unconfirmed report: Syria's Assad makes surprise visit to Tehran
Al-Nahar news reports Syrian president lands in Iran with several gov't officials, family members. Earlier, UN official urges Iranian regime to influence Syria to go to peace talks with rebels
Published: 08.28.13, 00:32 / Israel News
Embattled Syrian President Bashar Assad arrived in Tehran, Iran in a surprise visit on Tuesday evening, al-Nahar news reported. The report has not been confirmed by any reliable source.
According to the Iranian state television, a source in the Iranian Foreign Ministry said that Assad's plane landed in Tehran's Khomeini Airport accompanied by several Syrian government officials and several members of his family. The report was unconfirmed by other sources.