President al-Assad receives Iranian Foreign Minister, talks deal with files of standing cooperation between two countries

Damascus, SANA- President Bashar al-Assad on Wednesday received Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amir Abdollahian and the accompanying delegation.

Talks during the meeting dealt with files of the standing cooperation between the two countries and efforts exerted by the two sides to follow up implementation of the bilateral agreements, particularly in economic and commercial fields, despite of the illegitimate unilateral measures imposed by the west on both countries.

The two sides also discussed intensifying work for consolidating the joint ties linking the Syrian and Iranian peoples to serve their interests and enhance their resilience.

Talks also touched upon the continued cooperation between the two countries in the field of combating terrorism, as Abdollahian renewed his country’s stand by Syria and its people until liberating all its territories, noting that Syria’s practice of its role is very important in stabilizing the region.

Abdollahian briefed President al-Assad on the underway talks on the Iranian nuclear agreement, and indicated that his country had offered initiatives in this regard in line with the rights and interests of the Iranian people, stressing that reaching an agreement requires serious will of the west to responds to these initiatives.

President al-Assad affirmed correctness of the path Iran is taking in this regard through adhering to the principles and right and not to waive in front of the pressures it is exposed.

President al-Assad considered that in politics there are no intentions but rules and principles, and that reaching an agreement on the Iranian nuclear file has become more important today to serve the interests of Iran, the region and the global balance.

The two sides exchanged points of view and visions on a number of political issues of common interest, including the Russian special military operation in Ukraine as the two countries agreed on the importance of stabilizing international relations and work to avoid endangering the international balance and prevent the Western countries from threatening international peace and security.

The two sides also agreed on the importance of intensifying communication between the two countries in the midst of the changes that are taking place in this crucial stage that the world is passing through.

Hala Zain


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