Foreign and Expatriates Minister, Faisal Mekdad discussed with the Iranian Minister of Foreign Affairs, Hussein Amir Abdollahian, a number of issues of joint interest and the latest developments.
During a telephone call, Minister Mekdad extended congratulations on the occasion of Eid al-Fitr to the Islamic Republic of Iran, its leadership and its people, wishing them permanent prosperity, while Minister Abdullahian expressed his sincere gratitude for this gesture, wishing Syria, its people and its leadership all the best and progress. The two sides, SANA reported, discussed issues of commemorating the International Quds Day in Syria, Iran and various countries of the world, and their countries’ full support for the resilience of the Palestinian people in the face of the criminal Israeli attacks on the al-Aqsa Mosque, stressing the two countries’ firm stances towards the Palestinian people and their legitimate rights.
For his part, Minister Mekdad said that the strategic relations between Syria and Iran are always moving towards further development, stressing the need to activate economic cooperation between the two countries to confront the impacts of the illegitimate and inhuman coercive Western economic measures imposed on the peoples of the two countries.
In turn, Abdollahian described as deeply rooted the relations between Syria and Iran, referring to the continuous efforts to enhance cooperation between the two countries in all fields, reiterating his country’s support for Syria and its people and its readiness to provide everything possible to overcome the negative effects of unilateral coercive measures.
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