Damascus, Syrian Arab Republic
IRANIAN MINISTER OF PETROLEUM ZANGENEH ATTENDS FRIDAY PRAYERS AT OMMAYAD MOSQUE IN OLD DAMASCUS.
Iranian Minister of Petroleum Bijan Namdar Zangeneh attends Friday prayers at Ommayad Mosque in old Damascus during a visit to Syria June 4, 2004, after the 131st Extraordinary OPEC conference in Lebanon yesterday. OPEC on Thursday agreed to raise oil output by two million barrels a day, eight percent, in a bid to ease crude prices from $40 a barrel. REUTERS/ Khaled al-Hariri kh/AA