Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad speaks during a media conference on the sidelines of the 67th United Nations General Assembly in New York, September 26, 2012. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid
Iran's Ahmadinejad says election, not war, solution for Syria
Posted : Tuesday, 02 October 2012 11:12AM
ABU DHABI (Reuters) - Iran's President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said a national dialogue leading to elections was the way towards a solution of Syria's crisis, in remarks broadcast on Wednesday.
He told Al Jazeera television that war was not the way forward, adding: "There is another way to find a solution, it is national, mutual understanding in order for there to be elections in the future."
The interview was translated from Persian into Arabic by Al Jazeera.
(Reporting by Raissa Kasolowsky, Editing by Sami Aboudi and Kevin Liffey)
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