Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and Oman's Sultan Haitham bin Tarek spoke by telephone about bilateral cooperation, news sources reported Saturday night.

Iran PressMiddle East: Syrian President al-Assad and Sultan of Oman exchanged congratulations on the coming of the holy month of Ramadan, wishing peoples of the two countries and the Arab and Islamic peoples prosperity and welfare.

The two leaders discussed the brotherly relations between Syria and Oman and bilateral cooperation between them, which is remarkable in many fields.

They also stressed the need to continue joint work in order to strengthen and open new horizons for cooperation in a way that contributes to enhancing relations between the two brotherly peoples and achieving their interests. 219