Tehran, SANA- Chief of the General Staff of the Army and Armed Forces, Lt. Gen. Ali Abdullah Ayyub on Tuesday held a session of talks with Iranian Defense Minister Brigadier General Hussein Dehqan.
Talks centered on assessing the joint efforts for combating Takfiri terrorism and the necessary steps for facing the rapid developments and the challenges facing Syria and the region, and the prospects of cooperation for overcoming them.
Gen. Ayyub hailed Iran’s “firm stances in support of the Syrian people and army and their role in combating terrorism and preventing its spread in the region and the world.”
He reiterated that the Syrian Armed Forces “will continue their war against terrorists till liberating all the Syrian territories,” affirming that “the only way to foil this conspiracy is enhancing the alliance between the forces of the resistance front and Russia.”
For his part, Minister Dehqan stressed his country’s stance in support of the Syrian people in the face of terrorism, hailing the resilience of the Syrian people and the victories achieved by the Syrian Arab Army in its war against terrorism.
He indicated that the Syrian and Iranian peoples are in “the same trench in the face of terrorism.”
Dehqan condemned the US aggression against al-Shairat airbase, affirming that “terrorism is a threat to the region and the world.”