Iranian President Ahmadinejad meets Syrian Prime Minister
Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad (R) greets Syrian Prime Minister Wael al-Halaqi (L) prior to a meeting in Tehran on January 15, 2013. Fars news agency said the two sides will discuss 'expansion of bilateral relations and Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's three-step plan' for the political future, presented on January 6. (AFP/Getty Images)
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