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In Iran, 230 Parliamentarians has signed a statement where they believe Syrian recent election displayed government and people’s political power.
Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister Hossein Amir Abdollahian felicitated the Syrian government and nation on the successful holding of the presidential election in that country, and said that the people of the Muslim country voted no to terrorism in there.
Iranian Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani underlined the importance of presidential election in Syria, and said a political solution should be sought to the Syrian crisis through the ballot box.
Over 30 countries are due to send their representatives to Iran to participate in a conference on the Syrian crisis, a senior lawmaker announced on Saturday.
Head of the Center for Strategic Research of Iranˈs Expediency Council, Ali-Akbar Velayati said here on Friday that the Syrian presidential elections would strengthen the legitimacy of the countryˈs President Bashar Al-Assad.
Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman Marziyeh Afkham dismissed a Wall Street Journal report alleging that the IRGC is recruiting Afghan refugees to fight in Syria, saying the report is "completely baseless" and aimed at "damaging Iran's face in Afghanistan".