Iran and Syria

Syria calls for respecting Iran’s sovereignty

Syria’s government expressed solidarity with Iran and demanded interference in its internal affairs stopped, the Syrian Arab News Agency(SANA) said on Tuesday, TASS reports. "Syria expresses full solidarity with the …

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Iran's Rouhani assures Assad of support

“Iran will stand by the Syrian people and the Syrian government in the fight against terrorism,” Rouhani was quoted as saying by state broadcaster IRIB on Saturday in a phone call with Tehran’s main regional ally, Reuters …

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Erdogan announces chiefs of General Staffs meeting

The chiefs of Russian, Turkish and Iranian general staff will come together on the eve of the presidential meeting on the Syrian settlement,Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said, adding that a day before the foreign …

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Israel not to tolerate Iran's presence in Syria

Israel will not tolerate an Iranian military presence in Syria, Israel's President Benjamin Netanyahu said at his meeting with visiting Russian Defense Minister Sergey Shoygu today focused mostly on …

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Nebenzya: Iran improves situation in Syria

The Russian side understands Israel's concern over the strengthening of Iranian presence in Syria, but believes that Tehran plays a constructive role in stabilizing the situation in the country, Russia's permanent representative to the UN …

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Iran proposes to expand ceasefire deal in Syria

A partial ceasefire in southwestern Syria agreed between the United States and Russia should be expanded to all of Syria if it is to be successful, Iranian foreign ministry spokesman Bahram Qasemi said. …

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Assad condemns terrorist attacks in Tehran

Syrian President Bashar Assad has condemned the twin terrorist attacks in Tehran, vowing the Iran and Syria would emerge victorious in their fight against terrorism. The Syrian president spoke to his Iranian counterpart …

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Moscow, Tehran and Damascus condemn US actions

Moscow, Damascus and Tehran agree that the US strike on Syria was an act of aggression, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said following talks with his Syrian and Iranian counterparts. "We held important …

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