Iran FM tells Syria’s Assad: ‘We are with you’

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salehi assadIran’s Foreign Minister Ali Akbar Salehi, whose country is one of Syria’s closest allies, held talks with President Bashar al-Assad on a previously unannounced visit to Damascus on Tuesday, an Iranian diplomatic source said.

“Salehi arrived in Damascus from Amman and was received by President Bashar al-Assad,” the source said.

In the Jordanian capital, Iran’s top diplomat called for dialogue between the Syrian regime and “peaceful” opposition groups, warning that the impact of the conflict would affect the entire region.

Salehi’s visit comes after Israel reportedly carried out two separate attacks against Syrian sites last week.

Iran condemned those strikes and has said it is ready to train the Syrian army, which is in its third year of a conflict against rebels seeking to overthrow Assad.

We are with you
Salehi told Assad: “We are with you and we will not allow Syria to fall into the hands of Israel, the US or any infidel,” the Lebanese Al-Mayadeen network reported on Tuesday.

Salehi also said that “the time has come to deter the Israeli occupier from attacking the people of the region.”

Assad: Golan will become the frontline for resistance

Assad responded for the first time to reports of alleged Israeli airstrikes in Syria, saying “the Golan will become the frontline for resistance,” Al-Mayadeen also reported on Tuesday.

Assad spoke during a meeting with the visiting Iranian Foreign Minister , and added that “the Syrian people and military are capable of dealing with the Israeli adventures,” the Syrian official news agency SANA reported.

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5 responses to “Iran FM tells Syria’s Assad: ‘We are with you’”

  1. 5thDrawer Avatar
    5thDrawer

    Of course, old buddy, ‘WE’ are with you … Supremely ‘with’ you.
    (damn .. the guy couldn’t beat them down as we instructed … but I have to shake his hand for the press)
    Don’t worry, your ‘Fief’ won’t go to those ‘Adventurers’ … whoever they are.

  2. 5thDrawer Avatar
    5thDrawer

    Of course, ‘WE’ are … Supremely with you.

    1. Salaphylis Avatar
      Salaphylis

      no very old buddy (senile) 5th blower, to my greatest surprise, the majority of the syrians support assad and the salaphylis and foreign syphilitic idiots are trying to beat him down according to an american plan/trap they fell into it

  3. Patience2 Avatar
    Patience2

    So … the ‘fuzzy-face’ is supposedly a Muslim … Assad is an atheist … and the ‘fuzzy-face’ says ‘We are with you’. What does that say about Iran??

  4. Patience2 Avatar
    Patience2

    So … the ‘fuzzy-face’ is supposedly a Muslim … Assad is an atheist … and the ‘fuzzy-face’ says ‘We are with you’. What does that say about Iran??

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