Iranian parliamentary official Hossein Amir-Abdollahian said that Syrian people by their efforts can liberate occupied Golan Heights.

“Congratulations to the Syrian people, armed forces, and President Bashar Assad on the liberation of Quneitra from the clutches of Al-Nusra Front terrorists and the Zionists,” wrote the Iranian Parliament Director General for International Affairs Hossein Amir-Abdollahian in a tweet on Sunday.

“This victory means that the liberation of the occupied Golan Heights is possible with Syrians’ efforts”, Iranian parliamentary official added.

Syrian government forces raised the Syrian flag in Quneitra on Thursday, as the government continued its push to regain full control of the Syrian Golan Heights bordering Israel and Jordan.

The liberation of Syria’s southwestern Quneitra province has brought Syria on the doorsteps of Israel, causing major concerns for the regime.

Israel took control of 1,200 square kilometers of the Golan Heights from Syria during the 1967 Six Day War and annexed it in 1981 in an illegal move that was never recognized internationally.