Tehran, Nov 14, 2019 (ICANA) - Chairman of National Security and Foreign Policy Commission of the Islamic Parliament of Iran Mojtaba Zolnouri referred to commonalities and regional policies of Iran and Syria, saying Iran continues supporting Syria against terrorist and takfiri groups.
Speaking in a meeting with Prime Minister of Syria Imad Khamis, Zolnouri expressed hope for realization of the process for establishing stability and security in Syria and by Syrian government, president and officials’ vigilance.
Stressing the importance of developing cooperation in political, economic and parliamentary fields, he said friendly cooperation between Iran and Syria in fighting terrorism will continue after the victory of Syrians.
He described US military intervention in Syrian soil as a threat to regional peace and stability, saying it creates tension and insecurity in the region.
He urged US to stop its unwanted presence in Syria.
Zolnouri called for continuation of consultations among expert parliamentary commissions for following up agreements.
Exchanging Iranian experts’ valuable experiences with regard to reconstructing Syria especially in energy, agriculture, infrastructures, road and strategic industries will result in reinforcing relations, he said.
Khamis, for his part, thanked Iran for its supports of Syria against takfiri and terrorist groups.
Syria welcomes boosting cooperation with Iran in political, economic and trade fields, he added.
During the meeting, both sides discussed the latest regional and international developments.
They also reviewed political issues and maintaining bilateral cooperation.