Talks were held between the Syrian Arab Republic and the Islamic Republic of Iran in Tehran on January 30, 2014. The two states enjoy fraternal relations., a photo by Pan-African News Wire File Photos on Flickr.
Syrian-Iranian talks held in Tehran
Jan 30, 2014
Tehran, (SANA)- Speaker of the Iranian Shura Council, Ali Larijani, reiterated that solving the crisis in Syria should be through dialogue which is conducted by the Syrian people.
During his meeting with Minister of Social Affairs, Dr. Kinda al-Shammat in Tehran on Thursday, Larijani warned against the foreign interference in Syria’s internal affairs which aims at prolonging the crisis in the country.
He expressed his country’s continuous support to restore security and stability to Syria.
For her part, Dr. Shammat thanked Iran for its support to Syria in various domains.
She said that the Syrian people and leadership are determined to restore security and stability and clearing the Syrian lands from the armed terrorist groups.
In a relevant context, Iran's Deputy Foreign Minister for Arab and African Affairs, Hussein Amir Abdullahian, expressed the Iranian leadership and government’s keenness on supporting Syria to enhance the steadfastness of the Syrian people in the face of the global war hatched against their country.
During his meeting with Dr. Shammat, Abdullahian stressed that Iran has been always supporting the political solution, the Syrian-Syrian dialogue, non-interfering in Syria’s internal affairs and respecting the view and option of the Syrian people to get out of the crisis .
Shammat said that the Syrian government pay a big attention to the humanitarian issue and supporting the families of the martyrs and those who are affected by the crisis.
Secretary General of Ahl al-Bayt World Assembly ( ABWA), Hassan Akhtari, underlined Iran’s intention to support the Syrian government and people in the face of the global conspiracy against their country.
He expressed the Assembly’s readiness to cooperate with the Syrian social institutions and offer all necessary potentials to support the Syrian people’s steadfastness.
Meanwhile, Secretary General of the Iranian Red Crescent, Dr. Ahmad Mousavi, expressed, during his meeting with Dr. al-Shammat, the Association’s readiness to cooperate with the Syrian Red Crescent in supporting the Syrian people.
He pointed out that the Iranian Red Crescent will form a working team specialized in the field remedy, medicine, relief and necessary requirements for studying the Syrian people’s needs.
The two sides agreed on signing a memo of understanding to set a mechanism to offer necessary assistance and needs to the Syrian people.
Syria’s ambassador to Tehran, Adnan Mahmoud attended the meetings.
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