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Iranian, Syrian FMs Hold Talks

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and his Syrian counterpart Walid Muallem have discussed issues of mutual interest in a meeting in Damascus.

During the Tuesday talks, the two sides conferred on the most significant issues in mutual ties and regional and global developments including the recent ones in North Africa.

Iran"s top diplomat underlined that the resistance of Syrian government and nation against terrorism has saved the region against a great danger and plot.

He also called for the expulsion of all terrorists from Syria, and urged the world to respect Syria"s sovereignty and territorial integrity.

For his part, the Syrian foreign minister referred to mutual cooperation between Iran and Syria over the past years and said the cooperation has helped the Arab country thwart huge plots. Muallem also underlined the need to continue and deepen the cooperation.

Source: Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Islamic Republic of IRAN

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