February 26, 2019 / 9:14 AM / 3 months ago

Syrian president thanked Iran's Foreign Ministry during visit to Tehran - Rouhani

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani shakes hands with Syrian President Bashar al Assad, in Tehran, Iran, February 25, 2019. Official President website/Handout via REUTERS

GENEVA (Reuters) - Syrian President Bashar al-Assad thanked Iran’s Foreign Ministry during his visit to Tehran on Monday, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Tuesday, according to the Islamic Republic News Agency (IRNA).

Rouhani’s comments come a day after Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif announced his resignation on Instagram.

Unconfirmed media reports on Monday indicated Zarif may have resigned over Assad’s visit to Tehran.

Reporting By Babak Dehghanpisheh; Editing by Kevin Liffey

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