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Abdullahian: Syrian, Yemeni Peoples have the Right to Self-Determination

 TEHRAN, (ST)-Iran’s Assistant Foreign Minister for Middle East and African Affairs Hussein Amir Abdullahian has reiterated the legal right of the Syrian and Yemeni peoples to decide their own destiny.

“The pressure being practiced by some countries to overthrow the legitimate government in Syria in addition to the financial and military support provided by these countries to the terrorist organizations is a dangerous development that enhanced the terrorists’ abilities which became a serious threat to the region and the entire world,” Abdullahian said during his meeting in Tehran with the Swiss Assistant Foreign Minister.

Nasrallah: Forces that supported terrorists lost control of them and are paying the price

BEIRUT – Secretary General of Lebanon’s Hezbollah, Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah, said that the states and forces which had supported terrorists, brought them to Syria, and gave them funds, arms, and various forms of cover, have begun to pay the price for these actions after they lost control of the terrorists.

In a televised speech on Friday, Nasrallah said that Saudi Arabia, Turkey, Qatar, Jordan, some forces in the Arab Gulf, the U.S., Britain, France, and other western and regional forces brought terrorists from around the world to Syria to topple it and to Iraq to change the balance of power, but the only result this produced was the rise of ISIS and the terror it created.

No Country Big Enough to Disrespect Iran, Says Velayati

A senior Iranian official has slammed as pure “bluffs” any military threats against the Islamic Republic, following reports of such acts of belligerence by Saudi authorities, Press T.V reported.

The countries that threaten Iran with military action and those who order them to do so are merely “bluffing,” said Ali Akbar Velayati, a top adviser to Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei, in a Wednesday press conference with visiting Secretary of State at the Swiss Foreign Ministry Yves Rossier in Tehran.

Iran, UN Stress Political Solution to Crisis in Syria

Iran and the United Nations have underscored the importance of opting for a political solution to the crisis in Syria.

Iran’s Deputy Foreign Minister for Arab and African Affairs Hossein Amir-Abdollahian met with the visiting UN special envoy to Syria, Staffan Domingo de Mistura, in the Iranian capital, Tehran.

The UN envoy has embarked on a series of trips aimed at holding consultations with regional countries on ways to solve the crisis in Syria.

Turkey’s CHP: Responsibility for Suruc Bombing Lies with Erdogan’s Policies toward Syria

ANKARA, (ST)- Deputy Chairman of the Turkish Republican People’s Party Veli Agbaba has stressed that the terrorist bombing which targeted the Turkish city of Suruc is the result of the irresponsible policies of Recepe Tayyib Erdogan, the Justice and Development Party and the dangerous practices of the Turkish intelligence agency in Syria.

 Agbaba, who was in the southeastern town of Suruc to inspect the site of the bomb attack, has called for the interim government to take responsibility for the attack and for the interim interior minister and the undersecretary of the National Intelligence Agency (MIT) to resign.