Mr. Khaddam arrived at Damascus International Airport at 5.00 p.m. interrupting his tour to Arab?
Mr. Khaddam arrived at Damascus International Airport at 5.00 p.m. interrupting his tour to Arab countries after an attempt to assassinate him at Abu Dhabi Airport. He was carrying message from President Al-Assad to the Heads of Arab States. Mr. Khaddam released a statement to the effect that he carries with him message from the Head of the States he visited to President Al-Assad. He attributed this attempt to the Iraqi Regime. He was received at Damascus Airport by Naji Jamil, Hikmat Shihabi, Rafaat Al-Assad, and key staff in the Syrian Foreign Ministry and the Ambassador of the Arab Emirates in Damascus. He arrived on board of the special plane the Governor of the Arab Emirates. At the same time Iranian Wakef Minister landed in Damascus Airport and congratulate Mr. Khaddam for his safety.