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Iran to stand by Syrian nation, government in reconstructing their country: Defense Minister

ISNA - Iranian Students' News Agency

Wed / 19 May 2021 / 14:00

Tehran (ISNA) - Iranian Defense Minister Brigadier-General Amir Hatami announced that economic centers of the Defense Ministry are ready for any sort of help and cooperation regarding reconstruction of Syria and meeting the country's needs.

He made the remarks on Wednesday in a meeting with the visiting Syrian delegation led by deputy trade minister Ebrahim Sho'ayb and deputy industry minister Jamal al-Amar.

Referring to the role and strategic importance of Syria in the axis of resistance, General Hatami said, "The Islamic Republic of Iran will stand by the Syrian people and government with all might to preserve territorial integrity of Syria and cooperate in reconstructing the country".

Elsewhere, Hatami strongly condemned the unforgivable crimes of the occupying Zionist regime in killing innocent women and children.

The Syrian delegation, for its part, pointed to the key role of Iran in defeating terrorism in Syria and welcomed Iran's involvement in the reconstruction of Syria.

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