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Head of Iran’s Parliament National Security and Foreign Policy Commission Alaeddin Boroujerdi asserted on Monday that the only solution to Syrian crisis is to let their nation decide their own fate.
News ID: 65027
Publish Date: 19July 2016 - 10:04
In his meeting with Masahisa Sato, chairman of the Foreign Affairs and Defense Commission of Japan’s House of Councilors, Boroujerdi pointed to the history of relations between Iran and Japan and said, "Despite the geographical distance, there are many commonalities between the two countries providing grounds for the development of political, economic, cultural, and parliamentary relations.”

He called the unbridled growth of terrorism a threat to all countries of the world, adding they should establish special security and intelligence cooperation with each other, especially between Iran and Japan, to limit the financial resources and arms of terrorist groups ending their life.

Pointing to the crisis in Syria, Boroujerdi said false information and analyses of some regional countries to the US and their European allies, as well as sending and training terrorists in these countries has increased insecurity in the region and in Syria.

He underlined the only solution to the Syrian crisis is to hold negotiations and to allow the Syrian people to decide for their own fate.

In another part of his speech, Boroujerdi added many opportunities have been provided during post-sanctions era in many industrial and economic sectors for Iran and Japan.

Masahisa Sato, for his part, expressed satisfaction with his visit to Iran, which he called "a stable country in a troubled region."

"The government and parliament of Japan highly regards interaction and cooperation with the Islamic Republic of Iran in various political, economic and parliamentary fields,” Japanese official underlined.

Sato regretted the crisis in the region, especially in Syria, saying "insecurity and instability in the region has caused a lack of investment and the displacement of hundreds of thousands of people in Syria.”

He underlined that Japan, during the crisis in Syria, has sent humanitarian aid to the Syrian people.

Sato, at the end, stressed the need for the exchange of experience and security cooperation between Japan and Iran in the fight against terrorism.
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