Tehran, SANA- President Bashar al-Assad paid a work visit to Tehran and met Supreme Leader of the Iranian Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei, and the Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi.
Talks during the meetings dealt with the historical relations between Syria and Iran, which are based on a long track of bilateral cooperation and mutual understanding on the issues and problems of the region and the challenges it faces, in addition to topics and issues of common interest and the latest developments on the regional and international arenas.
During his meeting with Khamenei, President al-Assad affirmed that the course of events proved once again the correctness of the vision and approach adopted by Syria and Iran for years, especially in the fight against terrorism.
“This confirms the importance of continuing cooperation in order not to allow America to rebuild the international terrorist system that it used to harm the countries of the world, especially the countries of the region over the past decades,” President al-Assad said, stressing that America today is weaker than ever.
President al-Assad pointed out that the Palestinian cause is increasingly re-imposed its presence and importance in the conscience of the Arab and Islamic world thanks to the sacrifices of the heroes of the resistance.
For his part, Seyyed Khamenei stressed that Iran will continue to support Syria to complete its victory over terrorism and liberate the rest of the country’s lands.
He added that Syria is achieving historical victories thanks to the steadfastness and courage of President al-Assad and the strength and steadfastness of the country’s people and army.
In turn, the Iranian President affirmed that his country is willing to expand relations with Syria, especially economic and commercial ones.
“Tehran will continue to provide all forms of support to Syria and its people, especially amidst the difficult economic conditions the world is witnessing,” Raisi said.
He added that his country will help Damascus overcome difficulties and considered that any suffering for Syria is suffering for Iran.
President al-Assad indicated that Iran is a brotherly country, a friend and a loyal partner, considering that the approach taken by the Islamic Republic of Iran in dealing with regional and international affairs benefits not only the interests of Iran and Syria, but also all the countries and peoples of the region.
Fedaa al-Rhayiah/Shaza Qreima