DAMASCUS, (ST)_ President Bashar Al-Assad received here Sunday Iran's Supreme National Security Council Chairman, Ali Shamkhani and an accompanying delegation.
Assertion was laid during the meeting on the determination of Syria and Iran to pursue the bolstering of their strategic relations, particularly in light of the ongoing war of terrorism against Syria.
President Assad pointed out that the liberation of Aleppo from terrorists is an important step for victory in war imposed on Syria, asserting that the coming phase will not be easy given the fact that the West, its tools and proxy are persistent in backing the takfiri terrorist organizations.
President Assad asserted that Syria, given the help of its friends especially Iran and Russia, is to spare no efforts for providing the appropriate background as to find a solutions enabling the Syrians to decide the future of their country with no foreign interference.
Mr. Shamkhani congratulated President Assad and the Syrian People over the liberation of Aleppo, asserting that Iran will spare no efforts as to boost the Syrians' steadfastness, hence defeating terrorism and its backers is not only decisive for Syria but for all the people of the region who desire the restoration of peace and security drawing their future.
Dr. Mohammad Abdo Al-Ibrahim