DAMASCUS,(ST)_ H.E. President Bashar Al-Assad received here Wednesday the Chairman for the Committee for Foreign Policy and National Security at the Iranian Shura Council, Alaeddin Boroujerdi and the accompanying delegation.
President Assad pointed out that Iran and all countries which stand by the Syrian People are partners in the accomplishments achieved against terrorists.
H.E. President Assad appreciated the support provided by Iran to Syria politically and economically which greatly contributed to the bolstering of the Syrians steadfastness.
Mr. Boroujerdi declared that the visit is to congratulate the Syrians over the victory realized in Aleppo as a big step forward to restore security and stability to all of the Syrian territories.
Iran is ever to stand by Syria in the face of the terrorism war as the future of Syria is very pivotal the stability of the region, underscored Boroujerdi.
The talks touched upon the standing historic relations between Syria and Iran and with means to enhance and upgrade them at all levels, including the signature of economic agreements in the interest of the people of both friendly countries.
On Thursday, 22 December 2016, H.E. President Bashar Al-Assad underscored that the liberation of Aleppo from terrorism is not only victory for Syria, but for whoever contributes genuinely to fight terrorism, particularly for Iran and Russia,.
Receiving the visiting Iranian Assistance foreign Minister for the Arab-African Affairs Hussein Jaberi Ansari, President Assad added that this liberation is also a setback for all the states which are anti-Syrian People and which used terrorism as a means for their own interests.
Mr. Ansari, on his turn, outlined that the strategic relations binding Syria and Iran for decades have contributed to immunize both countries and the region countries in general to encounter foreign schemes, asserting Iran's determination to develop bilateral relations with Syria providing all that is necessary as to bolster the Syrians' firmness and steadfastness against terrorism.
Talks during the meeting dealt with the latest developments, regional and international developments, where Mr. Ansari briefed H.E. President Assad on the exerted diplomatic efforts as to help in ending the terror war imposed on the Syrians, especially the latest tripartite meeting in Moscow between Iran, Russia and Turkey.
Aleppo's recent victory against terrorism is but the fundamental step on the way of elimination terrorism from all of Syrian territories securing the appropriate conditions for a solution as to end war, underlined the meeting talks.
On September 19, 2016, President Bashar Al-Assad held talks with Mr. Ansari and an accompanying delegation on the strategic and distinguished relations between the two countries, as well as developments in Syria and their regional and international ramifications.