Iran’s Defense Minister Reiterates His Country’s Support For Syria’s Unity And Independence Away From Outside Interference

BAGHDAD, Iran's Defense Minister, Brigadier General Amir Hatami affirmed his country's stand in support of preserving Syria's unity and independence away from any external interference.

The Iranian minister said during his meeting in Damascus with Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, according to the Syrian news agency "SANA" that Iran will continue to work according to these principles, whatever the threats and pressures exerted by some countries supporting terrorism.

For his part, the Syrian president stressed the importance of this visit and the depth of the relations between the two countries. He stressed the importance of developing the process of joint coordination and developing long-term cooperation plans that strengthen the foundations of the popular resistance of Iran and Syria in facing everything they are exposed to.

The Iranian defense minister arrived in Damascus at the head of a military delegation at the invitation of his Syrian counterpart General Ali Abdullah Ayoub. "

Source: National Iraqi News Agency