TEHRAN, Oct. 27, 2017(MNA) – Iranian Parliament's General Director for International Affairs Hossein Amir-Abdollahian told the visiting Syrian Deputy FM Mekdad, that disintegration is still the top priority of US for the region.
“The Islamic Republic of Iran will vehemently continue its support for the governments, armies, and people of Iraq and Syria in the cause of fighting terrorism and preserving the national unity and territorial integrity of these states,” asserted Hossein Amir-Abdollahian, the Iranian Parliament's General Director for International Affairs.
The Iranian official made the remarks during his meeting with Syrian Deputy Foreign Minister Faisal Mekdad, who is visiting Tehran, on Thursday.
“The terrorists have conceded to heavy defeats in Iraq and Syria and their allies have now got disappointed thus they are paving the way for their second plot of disintegrating Iraq and Syria,” reiterated the Iranian official.
“The breakup of the region is a serious threat and the US is taking advantage of the leverage of Kurds in Iraq and Syria to fulfill this objective and the Zionists are after Balkanizing the region,” said Mr. Amir-Abdollahian, referring to the policies of US and Israeli regime in the Middle East.
“The US government claim that Syrian government has used chemical weapons is an opener for a new serious crisis in the region,” reassured the official.
Mr. Amir-Abdollahian re-voiced Iran’s support for Astana talks and strengthening political process of resolving the problem in Syria with reassuring Tehran and Moscow’s formidable support.
He also noted that it was necessary to hold an international conference on reconstructing Syria with the initiative of Damascus and the aid of the global community.
The Syrian deputy foreign minister for his part thanked Iranian government for supporting Syria in the war against terrorism.
“The US and its allies act hypocritically in Syria in regard to Syrian people and humanitarian aids,” underlined Mr. Faisal Mekdad.
He also accused some westerners of intending to keep their support for besieged terrorists under the pretext of delivering humanitarian reliefs.
“The Syrian government has issued to permit for distributing humanitarian reliefs all cross Syria but our red line is delivering arms and weapons to the terrorists,” delineated the Syrian official.