Ali Shamkhani, the secretary of Iran’s Supreme National Security Council, said certain countries in the Middle East do not have any sympathy for the war-torn people of Syria, but are worried about the terrorist groups they support.
Syrian President Bashar Assad said on Thursday that Iran has been the main supporter of the Arab country in its almost six-year-long battle against terrorism.
Hossein Amir Abdollahian, an international advisor to Iran’s Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani, met with Syrian President Bashar al-Assad in the Syrian capital of Damascus.
Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister for Arab and African Affairs, and the head of Iran’s delegation to Astana talks on Syria, called on the international community to help bring back stability to the crisis-hit Syria.
Iran’s Deputy Foreign Minister for Arab and African Affairs Hossein Jaberi Ansari says the forthcoming Syria peace talks in the Kazakh capital of Astana are aimed at finding possible ways to establish sustainable peace in the conflict-stricken state and put an end to its nearly six-year crisis.
A diplomatic delegation from Iran arrived in Kazakhstan on Saturday to attend the Syria peace negotiations in the city of Astana.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has hailed the liberation of Syria’s strategic northwestern city of Aleppo as a major step towards stability in the Arab state, saying the gain prevented the Middle East from having to face an uncertain future.
Iran, Russia and Turkey have not sent any “joint invitation” to the US for taking part in the upcoming conflict resolution talks on Syria in Astana, Kazakhstan.
A senior Iranian official says the Islamic Republic supports political initiatives on Syria, which seek to address the real demands of the Syrian people and preserve the war-stricken country’s territorial integrity and independence.