Tehran (IP) - Iran's Minister of Health said that Tehran would be ready to stand by Syria in the fight against terrorism and in the health and treatment sector.

Iran PressIran news:  Following a decade of war in Syria and the US and some Western sanctions against the country, the Syrian health sector has been severely damaged and disrupted.

Bahram Einollahi, Minister of Health, Treatment and Medical Education of Iran, during a meeting with Shafiq Dayoub, the Syrian Ambassador to Iran on Wednesday, referred to the improvement of relations between the two countries in the field of medicine, adding: "With the implementation of the Syrian president's order to register Iranian-made drugs in that country, medicine produced by Iranian pharmaceutical companies will be exported to Syria."

Einollahi said: "Unfortunately, due to the sabotage of terrorists in Syria, the health infrastructure of this country has been damaged and the Islamic Republic of Iran is ready to help the Syrian people in the field of health and treatment."

The Minister of Health, Treatment and Medical Education of Iran further stated that there is no border between the two countries, saying the Islamic Republic of Iran, as in the past, stands by the Syrian government and people in all areas, as well as in the fight against terrorist outfits.

Shafiq Dayoub also considered the relations between the two countries as historical and unique and expressed hope that under the new administration of Iran, the relations between the two countries will expand in different fields.

The Syrian ambassador to Iran said: "The prospects for cooperation between the two countries are very broad and the expansion of cooperation between the Ministry of Health of the Islamic Republic of Iran and the Syrian Ministry of Health and Higher Education can strengthen relations between the two countries."


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