The Foreign Minister of the Islamic Republic of Iran, in a telephone conversation with his Syrian counterpart, while reviewing some of the issues and developments in the region and the world, stressed the need to strengthen cooperation between the two countries.

Iran PressIran news:  Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian in his telephone conversation with his Syrian counterpart Fayssal Mikdad on Tuesday emphasized the need for strengthening mutual cooperation.

The two ministers held discussions on enhancing mutual cooperation between Syria and Iran, and the need to continue coordination and regular consultation regarding developments in the region and the world.

Amir-Abdollahian described relations between Syria and Iran “deep- rooted and strategic” and stressed his country’s support for Syria and its people and Iran’s determination to provide necessary assistance to Syria to overcome the negative impacts of the Western coercive measures imposed on the country.

“Syria and Iran are standing in one trench in the face of Western plans aimed at undermining the security and stability of the region,” Amir-Abdollahian said.

Syrian Foreign Minister, for his part, expressed satisfaction over the development of relations between the two countries and the importance of pushing them forwards in the political, economic and scientific fields, stressing Syria’s appreciation for Iran’s continued support. 219