Syria hails Iran support for sweeping victory over terrorists

Tehran, Sep 14, IRNA – Syrian President in a recent message to Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has thanked the country for its role in lifting the siege of Deir ez-Zor city, a terrorist stronghold in eastern Syria.

The Iranian people have always stood by Syria in the fight against terrorism, President Assad said in the letter a copy of which obtained by the Islamic Republic News Agency (IRNA) on Thursday.

We share our victory with the Iranian people who also sacrifice their blood to stop terrorists, said the Syrian president.

I, hereby, express my gratitude for the principled stance adopted by Iran in the fight against terrorism and supporting the Syrian people in liberation of our territories from the Takfiri terrorists, Assad said.

The Syrian Arab Republic and the Islamic Republic of Iran are to continue their fight against injustice, aggressions and terrorism threats, he said in his message to Ayatollah Khamenei.

Damascus and Tehran are cooperating in setting up a regional and international system based on justice, equality that protects dignity of all nations and countries.

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