President Assad makes rare public appearance

Syrian state TV showed President Assad making a rare public appearance
Syrian state TV showed President Assad making a rare public appearance Credit: RTV

Syria's President Bashar al Assad made a rare public appearance today to lay a wreath at the tomb of the unknown soldier on the anniversary of the 1973 Middle East war.

Syrian state TV showed President Assad laying a wreath at the tomb of the unknown soldier today
Syrian state TV showed President Assad laying a wreath at the tomb of the unknown soldier today
Syrian state TV showed President Assad laying a wreath at the tomb of the unknown soldier today
Syrian state TV showed President Assad laying a wreath at the tomb of the unknown soldier today Credit: RTV

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