Mikdad, Abdullahian discuss bilateral relations, means of enhancing cooperation

Damascus, SANA- Faysal Mikdad, Foreign and Expatriates Minister and his Iranian counterpart Hossein Amir Abdollahian discussed on Sunday bilateral relations in various fields of interest to the Syrian and Iranian peoples.

The two ministers discussed a number of issues related to bilateral cooperation, especially in the political and economic fields, as they agreed to enhance efforts to implement what was agreed upon regarding this cooperation, in order to bring bilateral relations to the level that the peoples of the two countries aspire for.

Regarding Iran’s participation in Baghdad summit, Minister Abdollahian stressed that Iran’s stance was clear from the beginning , during and after the summit regarding the importance of coordination with Syria in all issues relating to the region, and that Iran has always been and still calls for coordination to be a key factor in the stability and prosperity of the region.

Viewpoints were in agreement upon rejecting any illegitimate military presence in Syria and unilateral coercive economic measures imposed on the peoples of the two countries, as well as supporting Iran’s stance with regard to rejecting Western attempts to interfere in its affairs, as well as with regard to negotiations related to the Iranian nuclear file.

MHD Ibrahim/ Mazen Eyon

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