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Presidents chat over a Damascene dinner

September 4th, 2008 · 4 Comments · Uncategorized

But where were Bashar Al-Assad and Nicolas Sarkozy having dinner. I’d say it looks like the rooftop of Laranja, a new Gemini Group restaurant on Medhat Pasha, near Bab Sharqi. It specialises in dishes from the different regions of Syria.

What do you think?

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  • 1 ?????? // Sep 4, 2008 at 8.43 pm

    is there a church in Medhat Pasha?

    did u hear about Sarkozy openning a French school in Damascus?

  • 2 sasa // Sep 4, 2008 at 10.31 pm

    I call it Medhat Pasha, it’s actually the eastern end of the road – just after the arch, and before Bab Sharqi.

  • 3 Anonymous // Sep 4, 2008 at 11.26 pm

    I think you are correct. There were a ton of people, presumably security, gathered around the restaurant at around 8:15 p.m. last night, and then I saw the convoy headed there a few minutes later.

  • 4 sasa // Sep 5, 2008 at 12.05 am

    Wooo – my Damascene-vision scores again!

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