Roknabadi: Lebanese FM Underline Political Solution to Syrian Crisis

TEHRAN - Iran's Ambassador to Beirut Qazanfar Roknabadi and Lebanese Foreign Minister Adnan Mansour stressed the necessity for finding a political solution to the current crisis in Syria,according to FNA.

During the meeting on Friday, the Lebanese foreign minister pointed to Iran's leading role in the region and said the Islamic Republic has always taken steps to serve regional nations' interests and encourage unity among them.

"We also believe that the crisis in Syria has no other solution but a political one and dialogue, and we have always underscored this issue," Mansour stated.

The Iranian ambassador, for his part, condemned the recent Israeli aggression against a research center in Syria, saying it proved that the US and the Israeli regime seek to strengthen Tel Aviv's security by supporting Takfiri groups in Syria, and destroying infrastructures in the Arab country.

Syria has been experiencing unrest since March 2011 with organized attacks by well-armed gangs against Syrian police forces and border guards being reported across the country.