Ayatollah Khamenei to Erdogan: Any military attack on northern Syria serves terrorists interests

Tehran, SANA- The Leader of the Islamic Revolution in Iran, Imam Seyyed Ali Khamenei, stressed that preserving of Syria’s territorial integrity is very important, asserting that any military attack on northern Syria would actually benefit terrorists, and would be to the detriment of Syria, Turkey and the region.

This came during a meeting held between Khamenei and President of Turkish regime, Recep Tayyip Erdogan in Tehran on Tuesday.

Khamenei said that preserving Syria’s territorial integrity is very important to Iran, adding that any military attack on northern Syria would actually benefit “terrorists”, and would “be to the detriment of Syria, Turkey and the region”.

Khamenei reiterated that Iran considers the security of Turkey’s borders as it would its own, and Turkey should also consider Syria’s security as it would its own, noting that issues in Syria must be resolved through dialogue.

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