Iranian FM in Damascus to Maintain Peace between Syria, Turkey


Iranian FM in Damascus to Maintain Peace between Syria, Turkey

TEHRAN (Tasnim) – The foreign minister of Iran said one of the main purposes of his trip to Damascus is to ensure peace between Syria and Turkey.

Speaking to reporters before leaving Tehran for Damascus on Saturday morning, Hossein Amirabdollahian said it is necessary to hold a series of consultations with the Syrian officials following a trip he made to Ankara a few days ago.

Considering the regional developments, the Islamic Republic of Iran should try to maintain its constructive role and prevent new crises in the region, he said.

The foreign minister said one of the main objectives of his trip to Syria is to take steps for the establishment of regional peace and security between Syria and Turkey, highlighting Iran’s important relations with the both countries.

Amirabdollahian also noted that he will hold talks about Tehran’s relations with Damascus and the regional and international issues in meetings with Syria’s president, foreign minister and other high-ranking officials.

Amirabdollahian visited Turkey on June 27 for the first time in his capacity as the foreign minister of Iran and held high-profile talks in Ankara.

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