Iran vows full support for Syria's territorial integrity

Damascus, April 10, IRNA – Iran is fully defending the Syrian territorial integrity and the sovereign government in the country, a senior advisor to Iran's Supreme Leader said on Tuesday.

Defenders of the holy shrines are still standing by the Syrian people and government and will continue their fight against the enemies of the Islamic Ummah, particularly the Zionist regime and its masters, Ali Akbar Velayati told the Islamic Republic News Agency (IRNA) in the Syrian capital, Damascus.

Referring to the crimes committed by the Zionists against the Syrian forces and the defenders of the holy shrines in the Al Tifour Airport in the western Syrian city of Homs, Velayati said 'The crimes will not remain unanswered.'

'Victory is near,' Velayati, said, stressing that the enemies will be expelled from Syria in the near future.

Velayati, who is also chairman of the Islamic Awakening Assembly, also hailed recent victories of the Syrian Army and its allies in Eastern Ghouta, the victories which he described as very important as they caused great outrage among enemies, the US and the Zionist regime of Israel in particular.

After the victories, the enemies felt so frustrated that they started leveling baseless accusations against Syria concerning launching a chemical attack on Douma in northeast of the Syrian capital of Damascus, the advisor to the Iranian Leader said.

A vicious plan is behind such accusations which are being repeated every couple of days by the Americans against the oppressed Syrian people, Velayati added.

He further stressed that the enemies should know that they cannot achieve their vicious goals in Syria and the region in the future as they could not do so in the past seven years.

Velayati is in Syria for taking part in a two-day international conference on the Holy Quds slated to be started on Tuesday.

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