Khamenei: Iran assumes its duty towards Syria

Tehran, SANA- Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution in Iran Ali Khamenei said that Iran assumes its duty towards Syria because “this is its mission.”

Khamenei met speakers of the parliaments and delegations participating in the 13th Session of the Parliamentary Union of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) Conference in Tehran on Tuesday.

During the meeting, Khamenei asked Speaker of the People’s Assembly, Hammoudah Sabbagh, to convey his amity and greetings to President Bashar al-Assad.

Khamenei, commenting on the US decision concerning Jerusalem, said that the Americans would not be able to carry out this measure and their efforts will not bear fruit.

For his part, Speaker Sabbagh conveyed President al-Assad’s greetings to Khamenei and the Syrian people’s amity and thanks for all the efforts exerted by Iran to support Syria’s steadfastness in the face of conspiracy to which it is exposed.

He expressed the Syrian people and leadership’s solidarity with Iran against the threats posed from outside.

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