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Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has called for de-escalation of tensions in the Syrian province of Idlib, saying the clashes are in no one’s interest.
Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani says Tehran is prepared to host a trilateral summit with Russia and Turkey on the issue of Syria, and broker a deal agreed upon by all sides.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Islamic Republic of Iran says Tehran is monitoring the developments on the field at Syria’s Idlib and the regional consequences of the conflicts closely and with sensitivity, stressing the need to manage and calm the current tense situation immediately.
Iranian Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani says the Islamic Republic will continue to stand by the Syrian nation in reconstructing the war-torn Arab country.
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has held separate meetings with his Russian and Turkish counterparts, Sergei Lavrov and Mevlut Cavusoglu, respectively, to discussed a range of issues including the latest developments in Syria.
An Iranian diplomat has thrown Tehran’s support behind the Syrian government’s massive offensive to fully retake Idlib, the last stronghold of militants, highlighting the “necessity” of fight against terrorists in the Arab country.
An Israeli airstrike, carried out as Syria troops were liberating the terrorist-held town of Saraqib in northwestern Idlib province, has endangered a civilian flight carrying 172 passengers, according to the Russian Defense Ministry.