Deputy Prime Minister, Foreign and Expatriates Minister Walid al-Moallem on Wednesday met Chairman of the National Security and Foreign Policy Committee at the Iranian Shura Council Alaeddin Boroujerdi and the accompanying delegation.
Al-Moallem discussed with Boroujerdi and the delegation bilateral relations and the two countries’ efforts in fighting terrorism and extremism, in addition to the latest and regional developments, particularly the recent referendum in northern Iraq.
The two sides’ viewpoints were in agreement on the need to strengthen bilateral relations in all fields and to enhance political coordination, affirming their mutual support for preserving the sovereignty and unity of Iraq, warning against the aforementioned referendum’s negative repercussions in stability in the region and the war on terror.
Al-Moallem reviewed the latest developments on the ground and in politics, underlining the important military achievements of the Syrian Arab Army in cooperation with allies, which resulted in shifts on the regional and international levels.
He also affirmed that Syria will continue its war on terrorism until it is eliminated completely across the country, expressing Syria’s appreciation for all the forms of support that Iran is providing.
For his part, Boroujerdi stressed the importance of enhancing relations between the Syrian People’s Assembly and the Iranian Shura Council, affirming that Iran will continue to support Syria in its battle against terrorism and its backers until victory is achieved and peace and stability are restored.