Baghdad Syrian President Bashar al-Assad received Iranian Foreign Minister Hussein Amir Abdollahian and his accompanying delegation in Damascus, and discussed with him regional and international files.
During the meeting, they discussed the steps taken by the two countries to enhance bilateral cooperation in order to reach a higher level of partnerships at various levels, especially in the economic and commercial field, in a way that enables the two peoples to continue facing the repercussions of the blockade and sanctions imposed on the two countries.
The meeting also dealt with the latest regional and international developments, especially the situation in Afghanistan and its repercussions on the region’s security and stability in general.
Minister Abdollahian briefed Al-Assad on what was reached at the “Cooperation and Partnership” conference held in Baghdad, where the two sides affirmed that “the region’s future is made by the will of its people and that constructive cooperation with other countries is through responding to this will and not interfering in the internal affairs of their countries” .
Al-Assad stressed that “the existing and continuous cooperation between Syria and Iran has yielded positive results in protecting the interests of the two friendly countries and peoples, especially in the field of combating terrorism,” stressing that “Syria will continue to fight terrorism until all lands are liberated from its control.”
For his part, Abdollahian pointed out that “Iran and Syria have achieved great victories in the fight against terrorism, thanks to the joint will of the leaderships of the two countries.”
He reiterated his country’s “continuity of support for Syria and its people to confront terrorism in all its forms, especially economic terrorism and its repercussions.”
Source: National Iraqi News Agency