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Official: US antiIRGC act shows Washington’s weakness

Damascus, Vice Chairman of the Committee on Foreign Relations of the Syrian Parliament Amar Asar referred to US hostile act on Palestine and also against the Islamic Revolution Guard Corps (IRGC) also Golan Heights as indicating Washington's weakness.

Addressing a meeting with Head of IranSyria parliamentary friendship group Amir Khojasteh, Amar Asar said that US hostile acts are against all international regulations and come in line with Israeli regime's interests.

In fact US is after compensating its failure in interventionist plots in the region, he added.

He noted that US recent acts in the region and in Northern Africa are aimed at distracting Islamic World's opinion from Palestine issue and reaching goal as regard 'Deal of Century'.

He went on to say that Resistance Axis overcame the war which was waged by US and its allies against Syria in the region.

Asar further stressed the depth of friendly and brotherly relations between Iran and Syria saying Damascus will take advantage of these ties to foil enemies' conspiracies.

Meanwhile, Khojasteh said Syria is an honor for the Islamic World and Muslims as well.

He added that exchanging parliamentary delegations will have significant impact on developing bilateral and multilateral relations in regional and international levels.

Deputy Chairman of IranSyria Parliamentary Friendship Group Ragheb alHussein, for his part, referred to his trip to Iran and also the recent trips made by Iranian First Vice President Eshaq Jahangiri and Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif to Syria, and stressed implementation of bilateral agreements in economic, trade, commercial, industrial, tourism and religious fields between Iran and Syria.

The Iranian parliamentary delegation arrived in Damascus on Saturday to hold talks with Syrian officials.

The Iranian MPs were officially welcomed by Deputy Chairman of IranSyria Parliamentary Friendship Group Ragheb alHussein and Iran's Ambassador to Syria Javad Torkabadi.

The US President Donald Trump has in a clear hostile act against the Iranian nation blacklisted the IRGC which is a part of Iran's official defense forces as a terrorist group.

Source: Islamic Republic News Agency IRNA


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