Ankara summit, step to secure Syria's political future: Senior MP

Tehran, April 4, IRNA – The Ankara meeting on Syria that is going to be held on Wednesday will be a step toward unity and power in the political future of the country, said member of the National Security and Foreign Policy Commission of Majlis (Iranian Parliament).

'Today, we see strong legal harmony between Iran, Russia, Turkey and Syria, which was made to fight Daesh,' Abolfazl Hassan-Beygi told the Islamic Republic News Agency (IRNA).

The second round of Trilateral summit of Iran, Russia and Turkey on the Syrian situation is scheduled to be held at the level of senior experts, foreign ministers and heads of states in the Turkish capital for two days.

The participants will negotiate upholding Syria’s sovereignty, independence and territorial integrity and adopt new measures to sustain ceasefire as well as explore avenues for preventing violation of ceasefire in de-escalation zones.

'All these countries have common interests in fighting terrorism, and have tried in the recent years to stop terrorism expansion,' Hassan-Beygi said.

He also said that after the Second World War one of the most prominent laws of the UN Charter was that no country is allowed to be present in another one without permission from the second country's sovereign authority.

He added that the US has been trying to be present in other countries at any pretext.

Referring to the US' transport of Daesh forces after they were defeated, to Afghanistan, and Southeast Asia, the lawmaker said that the fact showed the US is the producer of terrorism in the world.

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