Iran and Syria

Syria assesses cooperation with Russia and Iran

The withdrawal of Iranian forces is not up for discussion, Syrian Deputy Foreign Minister Faisal Mekdad said, after Washington demanded they pull out of Syria’s conflict. "This topic is not even on the …

ICRC calls for access to Syrian Kurds in Afrin

The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) called for greater access to the civilian population of Afrin, declaring that the Turkish Red Crescent lacked credibility among the Syrian Kurds after Turkey’s military operation. …

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 …

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 …

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 …