Russian President Vladimir Putin and his Turkish counterpart, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, have held a ‘constructive’ phone conversation regarding issues to be raised during the upcoming Astana meeting on the Syrian conflict, the Kremlin said.
Chief of Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces Major General Mohammad Baqeri held talks on Thursday with the Syrian President Bashar al-Assad congratulating the Syrian Army and armed forces on their recent victory over the terrorists of Daesh.
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad-Javad Zarif on Tuesday presented a letter of appreciation and a plaque of honor to the bereaved family of Iranian military advisor Mohsen Hojaji who was beheaded by the Daesh terrorist group in August in Syria.
Iran's Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani and his Syrian counterpart Hamoudeh Sabbagh held a meeting on the sidelines of the 137th meeting of Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) in Saint Petersburg on Monday.
The Syrian army says its air defense has responded to an Israeli aerial violation of the Arab country’s territory in the vicinity of the Lebanese border, hitting an intruding warplane and forcing the fighter jets to retreat.
Syria’s Foreign Ministry has denounced US President Donald Trump’s provocative stance on Iran’s 2015 nuclear agreement and the fresh array of sanctions he promised to impose on the Islamic Republic, saying the American president’s refusal to certify the landmark deal proves that Washington’s attitude toward international security and stability cannot be trusted.
The cooperation between Russia and Iran is most important for the settlement in Syria and for improvement of the situation in the Middle East, Iran’s Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani told TASS on Sunday.
The Syrian army has advanced deeper into the Daesh-held eastern city of al-Mayadin, pushing the Takfiri terror outfit on the verge of total defeat in its main urban base of operations in the Arab state.