TEHRAN (defapress) – Leader's senior adviser Ali Akbar Velayati voiced Iran’s strong resolve to participate in Syria’s restoration process following the eradication of ISIL terrorists from the neighboring country.
News ID: 66908
Publish Date: 08November 2017 - 09:58
Ali Akbar Velayati, the top adviser to Iran’s Leader of
Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, made the remark in a meeting with
governor of Aleppo, Hussein Diab, on Tuesday, voicing hope to see the
liberation of eastern areas and then Idlib province in northwest of the country
from the control of ISIL terrorists.
"The terrorists’ proxy wars have caused great damage to
Aleppo and other cities in Syria, but they also strengthened the people’s
resolve and resistance against the armed terrorists and their allies,” Velayati
He went on to add, "the presence of an Iranian delegation in
Aleppo signifies the readiness of the Iranian nation to stand by Syrian people,
whether during the time of war or during the restoration process.”
"Our presence today carries a message to all that we are determined
to help with the restoration of peace and security to Aleppo,” he stressed.
The governor of Aleppo, for his part, stressed that Syrian
people, particularly those in Aleppo, would never forget the wise advices of
Ayatollah Khamenei, Iranian government’s generous support, and the sacrifices
and bravery of Iranian youth who fought terrorists in Syria.
Before making a one-day trip to Aleppo, Velayati and his
accompanying delegation held talks with Syrian President Bashar Assad in
Damascus, where the two sides affirmed that their respective countries would
not be dissuaded by the hostile escalation of some regional and Western
countries from continuing work to consolidate stability in the region.